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Brits to test life without Windows

May 13, 2009, 14:33 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

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"Blair Thompson and Derek, both self-confessed Windows addicts, are Microsoft applications instructors and have 30 years of PC experience between them. Both have used Microsoft products from DOS to Windows 7 RC.

"In a post on their website, they said the experiment, which they have named A Room wihtout Windows, would not get into the question of which was better, GNU/Linux or Windows. They plan to begin the 31-day project by the third week of May.

"The pair will utilise eeePC901s for the project as these are the machines they use most frequently. Both eeePCs have been modified; one has 2GB of memory, a 32GB Supertalent SSD, and a touchscreen while the other has 2GB RAM but is otherwise standard."

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