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Linux and borrowing library ebooks

Oct 28, 2010, 12:32 (6 Talkback[s])

"The only trouble with desktop Linux is that every stinking utility out there is for xp! You buy any device and it only communicates to a computer through windows. Thus, I maintained an xp machine to the very end.

"But you can have your Linux and xp too! Linux has an emulator called Wine. On my 64 bit Athlon x2, it runs faster than xp ever did! Nearly every xp utility runs on it, and only games are a pain, since they always accessed the deep processor instructions.

"Now, my major problem was to keep borrowing ebooks from the Toronto library. I want them to increase their collection, so I use it. The only problem is that publishers want to stick to useless Digital rights management (DRM), and you can only use this on Windows, since they are closed binaries. So, on first sight, you are screwed!"

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