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Old 03-14-2005, 12:29 AM   #11
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I havent been able to fully convert my family members to GNu/Linux yet so im running a dual-boot config on my com.
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Old 03-14-2005, 06:11 AM   #12
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Windows has remote desktop which i enjoy because you think your on your own computer. Windows also supports asp and asp.net which i like

Windows is good for gaming etc. But it takes alot of updates to secure it :P
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Old 03-14-2005, 03:32 PM   #13
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mmmm autocad is evil for printing and random errors. Heh, Its cool though. Isometrics in graphic communication..


Windows = Easy of use, used to it, media players, games, webcams..
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Old 03-14-2005, 03:50 PM   #14
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I havent been able to fully convert my family members to GNu/Linux yet so im running a dual-boot config on my com.
I hear that!
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Old 03-14-2005, 03:55 PM   #15
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Dexxa.. Linux has remote access too. And lots of it. vmware is most popular i think.

ASP support is really stupid. Linux cant run exe. Windows cant run rpm. We all understand this. For every program on windows there is one for linux.
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Old 03-14-2005, 04:00 PM   #16
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For every program on windows there is one for linux.
If there is an alternative for autocad on linux then i'd like to know about it then
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Qcad, varicad, cyras, SISCAD-P, CAM expert, ME10, CADDA ... around 20 moe i'd think..
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Default Re: GNU/Linux users: Why do you use Windows

The only time I use Windows on my computer is when I have data on it that I need. I used to mount my NTFS partition on my linux table but I stopped doing that since I never used it.

So the only time I use Windows is if I am at work, school, or need files from the NTFS partition.
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Old 03-17-2005, 09:08 PM   #19
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About Autocad... there are many alternatives. LinuxCad is a free one, there is also qcad. There are some commercial ones such as VeriCAD, Cycas, and IntelliCAD.
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Old 03-18-2005, 11:59 AM   #20
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Yes..as i posted already. Thanks for the mimic..
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