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posted on Dec, 4 2008 @ 11:53 PM
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Ubuntu ei?
I looked it up, it looks like a really good alternative to windows without having to shell out for a mac.
Let me know what you think of it, I'm on a mac but I got a PC laptop for my birthday a couple of months back and I haven't even bothered taking it out of the box. Maybe I can salvage it.





[edit on 12/4/2008 by schrodingers dog]




posted on Dec, 4 2008 @ 11:58 PM
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I got dips on the four thousandth post. YEA!!!!

You can also download Red hat linux or Umbutu from torrents.

Just FYI

[edit on 5-12-2008 by titorite]



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 12:05 AM
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The only reason to choose Windows over a Unix or Linux based system is for gaming basically. Mac Ten is officially Unix now


I use Fedora Core, another free open source Linux system. Ive never checked out Ubuntu before..hmm



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 12:07 AM
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But can I install an OS like Ubuntu on this new PC I have?



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 12:13 AM
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Hell yeah. Wipe the hard drive and install Ubuntu hehe


Actually you can partition the hard drive and have both Windows and Linux installed for a dual-boot system. Best of both Worlds I guess


Not satisfied with your Mac tho? I heart my Mac. It's impervious.



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 12:24 AM
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Good choice Ian, I have Ubuntu on my PS3, love it.

Sdog, if want some help installing Linux u2u me.

As for Macs, meh. Outside of graphics designs and media editing, it doesn't hold a candle to a PC dollar to dollar.



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 12:40 AM
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The end result if FCP ever threw a Christmas party




posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 12:45 AM
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No no I love my mac, I just want to make use of this new pc without having to use windows.


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Sounds like a debate topic to me FSBA: "I'm a PC vs I'm a Mac"
We can bore everybody.


[edit on 12/5/2008 by schrodingers dog]



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 12:50 AM
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The candle is just way overpriced


That doesn't make Windows better then MacOSX
Just more reasonable.



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 12:55 AM
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posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 01:15 AM
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I'm in the minority who actually likes Windows Vista alot. Then again I'm also one of the only people I know who has it and has the right tech specs to run it well. Though I wish someone would bother to port Garageband to Windows or Linux.

Also




posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 01:33 AM
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"the limitless power of community..."

sounds like commie talk to me.



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 02:02 AM
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Originally posted by Lucid Lunacy
"the limitless power of community..."

sounds like commie talk to me.


Linux == Communism.


I really enjoyed using a picture of Tux with a red-star shirt, in a recent debate:
www.abovetopsecret.com...

This link really helped my debate. And gave me a laugh:
geocities.com...

On the plus side, all the penguins in DATS are now staunch Communists.



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 02:31 AM
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Those damn commie penguins. And to think I have $500 of Sidney Crosby taking them to win it all!



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 02:39 AM
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Originally posted by Ian McLean

Linux == Communism.


The stars were aligning for that one, nice.


So by proxy, Windows == Democratic Republic?


That debate appeases my inner Chomsky! I'm gonna have to read all of it. Long live the free open source commie ideals and all its anarchistic glory
muahaha

I would say ATS is an example with its 'user-generated ecosystem', but one could say we have a moderate Republic here too


[edit on 5-12-2008 by Lucid Lunacy]



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 02:52 AM
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Is my "by proxy" in proper usage?

I think I might have butchered that one



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 02:54 AM
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Originally posted by Lucid Lunacy
So by proxy, Windows == Democratic Republic?


I believe I used the term "corpse-bride of cryptofascist capitalism", so yes, in that context that would be correct.


Okay, enough free software hooraying and windows bashing from me in FCP, it's not really the topic, other than to mention I'd be up for debating computer / social topics in future debates; I find the subject intriguing.

Sdog: I'm thinking about getting one of the Mac thingies; I've been trying to get my work to purchase one for me, with less than any success... they're expensive though? Maybe I'll look on Craigslist...

Visiting Apple in Cupertino was my first introduction to California, back in the 90's. I was so impressed that they have a coffee bar in the lobby: it was a brave new world.
It would be nice to go back; I haven't had a Mac since, oh '98 or so.



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 03:02 AM
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Ahh, so that's the objective of the FCP? Entice conversation so we can extrapolate debate topics? It is starting to make sense.

In that case... I would like to go back to furries



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 03:16 AM
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morning

survived the shots memory offered last night


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my son got a pc from a friend for his birthday with full windows vista installed – just have to organize a monitor.
i am a hardcore mac-user and mac-lover.
sometimes occasionally i got in touch with windows xp or windows something - i really never knew - was confusing for me.

any tips about it? hope he will adjust to it!

@lucid:
how would you define being an arnachist?

i would classify myself more as a non-conformist



and if you guys claim:

Linux = Communism
Windows == Democratic Republic

what the hell is a Mac OS then?
S-dog??



posted on Dec, 5 2008 @ 03:35 AM
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What are the PC specifications? I think Vista is easily the best layed out Windows operating system, its just what the computer will do will make their experience.



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