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Christmas gift for someone you like: Windows 8 plus a Kubuntu CD | 119 comments | Create New Account
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Christmas gift for someone you like: Windows 8 plus a Kubuntu CD
Authored by: mcinsand on Thursday, December 06 2012 @ 11:47 AM EST
If you want to give a Windows user that you love a bit of an intervention, give
them a copy of Windows 8 and a Kubuntu CD. Actually, Fedora, Kubuntu, Xubuntu,
Bhodi, etc. would work equally well, as long as it is not a current Ubuntu CD.
Although I know that someone out there has to actually like Unity, I haven't met
them yet online or in real life. Not only that, but I have had good luck with
migrating people to Linux <b>unless Unity is involved.</b> Only
barely did I salvage one transition by getting a copy of KDE4 onto the laptop
before the user could reinstall Windows 7.

Most users that I have helped actually seemed most grateful, although they
regretted not making the change sooner. That is, as long as we keep Unity out
of the equation.

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Cash running low?
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, December 06 2012 @ 01:59 PM EST
Retail stores' print ads in New Zealand for Win8 phones and laptops
place the devices among all other brands, same size, color.
One notable exception yesterday a half-tabloid page ad for
the previously unheard of Acer Iconia W510 tablet, Atom 2760, Win8,
10.1" IPS multi-touch, 1366x768, 600 grams, from NZ$899 (~$US765),
with a row of retailers logos along the bottom hinting Redmond paid.

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Microsoft spends a lot of money on ads
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, December 06 2012 @ 03:44 PM EST

Give anything other than a positive review, and you can forget getting any
of it. That's why the few remaining Indies have panned it, but most of the
corporate sites claim to love it.

Wayne
http://madhatter.ca

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