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Microsoft: Help your friends and family get off Windows XP

  1. #11


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    windows/Ubuntu 14.04 LTS/ Manjaro XFCE


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    Jono Bacon Q&A 28th Jan 2014

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  2. #12


    Germany/Florida
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    Vista and Win7


    Helping my friends migrate to 8.1.



    I want to keep my friends.
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    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    Helping my friends migrate to 8.1.



    I want to keep my friends.
    April Fools is not too far away. Maybe swap out one of their drives with Win 8.1 to go on it or something and have video camera ready for the reaction. lol
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    Ubuntu is the new OS for the hip person download ubuntu at Download Ubuntu Desktop | Ubuntu
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  5. #15


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    The Ubuntu Unity UI is just as bad. I prefer Mint.
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    Linux Mint Mate is good, Cinnamon still has some quirks so I cannot recommend it yet.
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    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Replace all XP computers with Debian. Global DDoS statistics would drop a significant amount.
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  8. #18


    Adelaide
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    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Linux Mint 17.1 MATE (64 bit)


    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    The Ubuntu Unity UI is just as bad. I prefer Mint.
    Agreed.

    I swapped to Linux Mint MATE after Canonical introduced Unity in Ubuntu (Gnome 3 doesn't impress me either).
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    I agree @ectech Debian is stable but they are still using upstart and they need to use SystemD. SystemD is much faster then upstart.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    I must be a nut because I've actually upgraded all of my machines (3 laptops, 2 desktops, and a tablet that was on 8.0) to Windows 8.1 and absolutely love it.
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