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Distro Hopping All the Way Back to Windows XP

Jan 04, 2008, 04:00 (25 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marc Fearby)

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"This past week I have evaluated five Linux distributions to see if any of them would make suitable replacements for Windows XP so that I could avoid Vista. Sadly, Linux proved to be far more finicky and troublesome than I expected. Take it from me, if Windows XP is behaving itself, then don't try to fix what ain't broken; stick with what works!

"It all started out on Boxing Day when I installed Kubuntu 7.10, which I chose because I prefer KDE, but also because of name recognition; I've heard good things about Ubuntu so Kubuntu must be good, too. Right? Wrong...!"

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