Linux is easier to install than XP

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jul 23, 2008 10:40 AM EDT
Practical Technology; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
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When you buy a new PC today, unless you hunt down a Linux system or you buy a Mac, you’re pretty much stuck with Vista. Sad, but true. So, when I had to get a new PC in a hurry, after one of my PCs went to the big bit-ranch in the sky with a fried motherboard, the one I bought, a Dell Inspiron 530S from my local Best Buy came pre-infected with Vista Home Premium. Big deal. It took me less than an hour to install Linux Mint 5 Elyssa R1 on it.

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fair comparison? tuxchick 5 1,117 Jul 23, 2008 5:46 PM

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