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Old 06-14-2008, 06:08 PM   #1
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This thread can only be answered by those who have operated both Linux and Windows. Which do you think is better. I want to know so I can have the best operating system out!

Please help me out!

I really need to know!
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Old 06-14-2008, 11:07 PM   #2
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Linux all the way. You can do anything that windows can do, and then some. Plus it is free. You can't beat that.

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Old 06-15-2008, 05:58 PM   #3
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Linux all the way. You can do anything that windows can do, and then some. Plus it is free. You can't beat that.

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I have to disagree with that statement as gaming on linux is a joke. They don't write modern computer games to run on linux. Even linux people agree with that. For basic office and computer use it's fine. I perfer Windows though.
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windows definitely for me....gaming on Linux just isn't possible...for office use then be my guest...windows is better tho...by far
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Old 06-15-2008, 09:20 PM   #5
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Yes windows is better for gaming, but there is soo much more to do with a computer then just play games. Plus you can always use a program like WINE or Crossover, to play games.
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Old 06-15-2008, 10:30 PM   #6
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i used to only use windows so i could play cod4, oblivion etc. but i just found this Cedega program and now i can play all of those games on ubuntu!!


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Old 06-16-2008, 06:54 AM   #7
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i voted Linux..
Micro$oft sux
if we r talking about gaming, then neither windows/linux, is good enough, get urself a xBox, or PS3.. for gaming..
but for a Computer.. Linux
Micro$oft has 380+ developers and programmers, i respect them, they do a great job.. but, Linux has more than 10 million Programmer/Developer working on it -since its an Open Source-, so i think those 10 mil. are Much much better than 380 !! right?
to be honest, i think if Windows became an Open source.. Linux will become history.. Windows + Open Source >>> the perfect O.S ever..
but, ofc for Mr. Bill Gate$, making Windows an Opens Source, will mean much less $$$.. so it won't happen -at least not in our time-..

so.. my advice..
- For Gaming - get a game a console
- For Normal Work Office/Home - Linux
- For More Professional Work (Programming, Image Processing) - Linux + AMD Processor..
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windows.
linux would be great if it was more main stream. no one wants to mess about installing wine and using terminal .. well unless your a g33k
i just find windows get the job done, even with its flaws
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Windows.
Linux I found hard to use as if you ever want to install something you have to do it by command line. And I have only used linux for about 6 moths then gave up on it and then went back to nice, nice windows
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Old 06-17-2008, 06:38 PM   #10
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I have both... and use both frequently.

I have never been able to run games as well on Linux as Windows, so I keep my bulky Windows desktop for games, plus whenever I need to test something that might crash my system (since it crashes like 10 times a day anyway).

I use Linux for everything else-programming, typing, IM, email...

They both have their ups and downs.

However, the reason I like Linux so much is because almost anything can be tweaked by editing a text file somewhere. I love that.

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