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31 March 2008 @ 07:59 pm
It's been way too long since I made a proper post, although my Twitter aggregations are awesome!


I'm about to embark on a grand journey into the land of Linux.
The only question is how far I dare to go down that murky path...
Dual-boot Windows/Linux, or scrap Windows altogether in favour of a Linux only install?
It's so rare these days that I play any computer games that actually require Windows or that aren't puzzle games that I'm sure have Linux counterparts (Minesweeper, okay, I said it, it's bloody addictive).
Current Music: The Mountain Goats - How To Embrace A Swamp Creature
Some guy called Lap?harkon on March 31st, 2008 10:16 am (UTC)
You're going to get screwed when you need to use IE one day though... Or run some random old application.
Jacobyak_boy on March 31st, 2008 10:27 am (UTC)
Why would I *need* to run IE?
sjlsjl on March 31st, 2008 10:55 am (UTC)
Well, there's one application where I work that requires IE. It simply Will Not Work in Firefox - it insists on IE. And I have no choice; I have to use that application, even though it is a crock. (That's something I neglected to rant about. It's not directly related to the suckage I'm dealing with right now, though, so I'm not going to bother.)

So yes, there are times when one needs to run IE. Whether those times apply to you or not, I'm not prepared to comment on.
Jacobyak_boy on March 31st, 2008 11:24 am (UTC)
Maybe that should have read "Why would *I* need to run IE?"
carlowecarlowe on March 31st, 2008 11:14 am (UTC)
Stefanblinvisible on March 31st, 2008 12:06 pm (UTC)
I vote for Linux, I made the move to xubuntu on my shitty old laptop and it runs quite a lot faster, breaks down a lot not at all anymore and get that feeling of superiority every time I boot up.
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Jacobyak_boy on April 1st, 2008 12:10 am (UTC)
Yeah, that seems sensible.