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Old 08-31-2004, 09:54 PM   #11 (permalink)
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hehe, yea, windows xp isnt, and will never be free, ur talking bout microsoft here, come on. Bill gates cant afford to give a free copy of his product

hehe. Try out linux, its real nice, and free, hard to start on tho, gota do lotsa reading.
Out of curiosity;Where would one be able to download onesself a copy of linux? :question:
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Old 08-31-2004, 10:13 PM   #12 (permalink)
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You could download Knoppix...bootable linux from a CD....but yeah......everyone here who knows half a crap about computers has illegal **** on their comp.....DONT DENY YOUR MASSIVE PORN COLLECTION PEOPLE!
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Correction, my porn is burnt on cd's so it is portable . I also have adobe ps and well basically my os and most of the exspensive software isn't "legal".
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Out of curiosity;Where would one be able to download onesself a copy of linux? :question:
www.linuxiso.org
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Thanx allot dude.
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Old 09-01-2004, 01:05 AM   #16 (permalink)
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I'd rather spend my time playing games, doing work, and surfing the net, rather than pussy-foot'n around with my OS. Windows loads, Windows runs, Windows runs what I want, Windows lets me get work done without having to read manuals, worry about compatability, limitations, etc, etc, etc,...

When Linux gets enough umph to pull people away from MS for reasons other than MS's shiity licensing dept or bug-response, then we can talk.
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I wish i can say the same, but i cant. Windows actually prevents me from getting my work done. Even delletes some of my inportant files to free up disk space!!!!! Beleive me. Any playing around with my OS is worth it when its a piece of Sh*t like that...
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yeah I got sound forge, dreamweaver mx, flash mx, photoshop, nero, quicktime pro just cause I hated it to be all UPGRADE NOW!! and yeah it was umm.....handed to me in a dark alley.
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Uh...the only time I have EVER had windows delete files for disk space is when I had maxed out my hard-drive, and even then it alerted me like a thousand times before it HAD to get rid of something to operate.

I've never maxed out a drive on a linux machine (I try to avoid doing that much work on them in the first place) but I'm pretty sure if you reached the max of a drive on Linux, the OS wouldn't just cram in the last bit and then turn the machine off, smiling at you saying "I'm full, but didn't give a care to do anything about it."

If you're not maxed out, you need to look in other directions before you start blaming Windows for deleting files. My job requires me to keep several collections of thousands of files of all different types, and I have never lost any files for reasons unexplained. If I've lost something, it's either been because I accidentally deleted it, moved it, destroyed it, or there was a hardware fault. I've had paragraphs lost in MS-Word due to system errors, but only on rare occasions and mostly when I've got too much going on and doing something without waiting for my slow machine to catch up fully.

As for Nubius's post, upgrading Macromedia's products is not required, but Macromedia does NOT support older versions of its software for more than one version back. If you don't upgrade, you get left behind. The software changes too much to account for legacy users. Dreamweaver and Flash are not mom-and-pop design tools, and Macromedia likes (needs) to be at the front of the market.

As for upgrading 3rd party software in general, it is impossible to continue to support aging software. If software companies want to progress, they have to leave behind. Much of the new coding and systems today simply require new ways of handling them, and anything from the past will remain only a second concern.

If Windows wants to create a new ActiveX module to support some new feature or idea, and the consequence is they have to remove back-support for a 5-year old version of ActiveX, guess what they're going to do? Right. They're going to do exactly what any other successful software company is going to do. They're gonna say fk the dead weight, move the market forward.

My argument still stands. Show me an alternative to Windows that does not involve me losing functionality, compatability, and ease, and I'd consider switching. For now, it's all just a bunch of unsupported reasons backed by band-wagon Windows-bashing, amplified by (I'll admit) Microsoft's nazi-like licensing/sales. We've all had our "I-HATE-WINDOWS" moments during an install or driver troubleshoot, but that's hardly a reason to outright run away.

Show me the OS!!! SHOW ME THE OS!!!
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MAC! OSX, It has almost the compatability with all programs as Windows, Easy to use, and best of all Bill doesn't get a profit off you!
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