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Linux frustrates!

Feb 22, 2010, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I have heard of my geeky friends talking about this Linux stuff. I wasn't sure what it was so I asked them about it. Honestly, I thought they were trying to sell me some religion the way they jumped all over me trying to explain what Linux is. They did make some very good points though. I have always felt uncomfortable with using a pirated version of windows but I can't justify the expense of buying an original version. I am also tired of all the problems I have been having because of virus and spyware infestations. These Linux guys tell me that they don't have any problems with that stuff.

"So I decided to give it a try. They said that I could run Linux straight off of the CD without having to install it. I didn't believe them. How could a computer operating system run off of a CDROM? My windows needs at least 10GB of hard disk space and they expect me to run this Linux off of a 700MB CD? I shrugged my shoulders and quoted a famous line from the Risky Business movie and booted off of the CD. Well this Linux stuff started booting up after asking me about keyboards and language and I sat waiting. It seemed to take forever to start up. Just when my patience ran out and I was going to go back to my comfortable windows this Linux finished starting up."

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