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The Migration of a Fussy Windows User to Linux

Dec 28, 2007, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marc Fearby)

"I'm a very fussy user when it comes to my operating systems and I have managed to get by with Windows XP for a long time, but its days are numbered. Vista is looming and I refuse to install that rubbish, so I have chosen Kubuntu 7.10. (edit: I have tried Vista at work for over a month and didn’t like it. Apart from the ruined explorer, the print spooler crashes on a daily basis and it's more sluggish than XP on my Dell Latitude D830.) Normal Ubuntu users might be wondering why I chose Kubuntu...

"To demonstrate just how fussy I am, I installed Kubuntu because it uses Konqueror as the file manager which means I can draw selection rectangles when highlighting files in detailed list view..."

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