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Old 02-04-2009, 04:12 PM   #1
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Default Ubuntu 8.10 = Awesomeness!

I installed Ubuntu 8.10 on my PC yesterday and it's AMAZING! Even though Firefox takes a little bit longer to start up than in Vista, it's still nice.

I installed Wine and Firefox 3 (that I have installed on my Vista partition) runs just fine. I'll try a few games later. If I can get MS Office 2007 working properly then I might not even have to go into Vista. Well, I probably would, but yeah.

The Compiz Fusion effects are SOOOO FUCKING COOL! Too bad Windows/OS X doesn't have it...it was just the coolest thing I've ever seen happen on a computer!

So yeah...just thought I could share my happiness.
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nice to see another ubuntu user.

are you running 64 or 32?
i have 64bit on my macbook running...and i have problems with the odd time it hangs when i log in. I think its a bug...cause it happens very rarely...but still kinda annoying lol.

glad you like it tho!
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Well, Ubuntu definitely isn't going to replace Vista, but it is pretty slick.
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Well, Ubuntu definitely isn't going to replace Vista, but it is pretty slick.
isn't going to replace vista? why not? i dumped OS X off my mac to use Vista...then dumped Vista off my Mac to replace it with finally ubuntu. Dude, linux is the "stable" way to role lol
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There are just some things that Mac OS X can't do and some things that Linux can't do. Windows has always been the best at everything (gaming, productivity work, etc).
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yes to gaming.

but productivity...i beg to differ. and linux is way way more stable...IMO
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Eh but a pen and paper is way more stable than linux... it's just missing spell check ^_^
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Oh my fucking god...I just found out that the Linux partition I made was formatted and made from my Mac OS X partition, so all that's gone.
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Oh my fucking god...I just found out that the Linux partition I made was formatted and made from my Mac OS X partition, so all that's gone.
why are you worried...who cares...Linux is better hehe

now...i hope you backed up whatever was important tho lol

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Eh but a pen and paper is way more stable than linux... it's just missing spell check ^_^
very very true...
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I recently reinstalled it so there wasn't much on it.

I don't ever think of one OS being better than another, since they ARE 2 (or 3) totally different operating systems.
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