9½ weeks with Ubuntu

Posted on Friday, Dec 21 2007 @ 07:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Alas support for my beloved Windows 2000 is going to stop and the longer the more applications are no longer compatible. Hey, we had a good time, but it is time to say goodbye and to look out for a new and sexier partner. Welcome Ubuntu!

I admit, I'm curious, I committed adultery a few times and tried different Linux distributions (1999: Caldera, 2005: Ubuntu 5). I had a short date with Vista and really got scared from it (apart from the HW-specs), after only one hour I got enormously fed up with this OS doing all kind of things in a very awkward way. Ubuntu 5 however was very user-friendly, native and stable. As most of my day to day work was easy to fulfill with Ubuntu, it was a viable option. I even installed Ubuntu on a notebook of a close, and almost computer illiterate friend and he adored it for its simplicity...

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About the Author

Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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