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Linux or Vista?

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Asked by Your Friend, 18 Apr '07 11:09 am
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If you are a gamer then Vista is good for you.. The complete package of Vista.
But anything else Linux rocks.. Open Source Rocks
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Answered by Sudhamay Maity, 18 Apr '07 11:14 am

 
  
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There's no such thing called "Linux" lol. There's Red Hat Linux, Suse Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Gentoo Linux, Yellowdog Linux, etc., etc.

If you're a gamer- go for Vista, but other than that, Mega-c#$p (Microsoft) software does really blow. I recommend giving Ubuntu 7 "Fiesty Fawn" a try. GO ahead, download the ISO image on their site, burn the DVD and do a "test run"- right from the DVD w/o installing it.

But to cover the 2- as far as video applications go- Microsoft's directX 9.0c & 10 with the DivX add-on is WAY inferior to the standard xv video codec in Linux mplayer. The image is [b]A LOT[/b] crisper.

And Linux platforms seldom crash. Your computer is supposed to run for MONTHS together without crashing, but Microsoft has made hourly & daily crashes a norm, thanks to over bloated software.

If you're concerned with privacy, Vista is NOT the choice. For one, you HAVE to allow Microsoft to access and archive your PC data remotely to install DirectX10 out of their site. Also, it le ...more
Answered by A Moin, 18 Jul '07 12:28 am

 
  
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I would suggest linux
Answered by Mansoor, 12 Jun '10 09:27 am

 
  
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Selecting an operating system depends on your planned usage. Assuming that you are a typical home user, Windows Vista is the better option. Linux is better at some workloads but not quite the perfect OS for typical desktop applications (yet). There are some distributions of Linux such as Ubuntu that are quite user friendly. But for most Windows Vista is the way to go for now.
Answered by Srikant Sreenivasan, 28 May '07 02:26 pm

 
  
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Vista is the future of the Operating Systems. I think i will go with Vista.
Answered by !, 09 May '07 05:45 pm

 
  
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For a programmer or skilled user - Linux, for the non-skilled user - Mac
Answered by Saish, 06 May '07 12:36 pm

 
  
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If you are a gamer then Vista is good for you.. The complete package of Vista.
But anything else Linux rocks.
Answered by naval handa, 21 Apr '07 02:42 pm

 
  
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Linux is more secure, vista is more user friendly.
Answered by Niranjan Dhungia, 18 Apr '07 02:13 pm

 
  
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VISTA Home Premium is the best
Answered by srikanth patnam, 18 Apr '07 11:43 am

 
  
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Linux indeed. its future
Answered by Data Bank, 18 Apr '07 11:37 am

 
  
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