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  1. #21
    Linux Guru fingal's Avatar
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    Jul 2003
    Birmingham - UK

    Re: Hi everybody

    Quote Originally Posted by sam207
    I Am a windows user, why should i use linux?
    Or you might have asked, "Why shouldn't I?" - but maybe I'm just being a smart arse

    For me it's about many things:
    * Linux is free - as in freedom of speech
    * Sharing encourages creativity
    * It's less comercialised and more accountable to a community rather
    than a board of directors
    * I like Richard Stallman's impressively large beard
    * The community tolerates silly people like me
    * You can code if you want to: in fact the amount of choice is staggering
    * It's exciting and cutting edge, if you like that sort of thing
    * I have nothing better to do, and TV isn't my first choice

    Any reason is good enough
    I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

  2. #22
    Quote Originally Posted by Vergil83
    Quote Originally Posted by eqisow
    Quote Originally Posted by kadessa
    If you only use chat programs (msn, yahoo, aol, whatever) and p2p to download tons of useless stuff, then stay with Windows. However, if you expect more from a computer, you want to take control of it, you want to learn how it works, and the most important thing: you enjoy learning!! then, try Linux.
    Hey now! I chat AND download tons of useless stuff over p2p... and I <3 Linux!

    Edit: <3 is supposed to be a heart, btw
    you kids and your crazy emoticons... In my day we used ascii values and that is the ways we 060051 it
    01001001 00100000 01110000 01110010 01100101 01100110 01100101 01110010 00100000 01100010 01101001 01101110 01100001 01110010 01111001 00100000 01101101 01111001 01110011 01100101 01101100 01100110 00100000 00111010 01101100 01101111 01101100 00111010

  3. #23
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    Nov 2004
    So sam207, are you going to make the switch to the linux world, or have we scared you away lol
    Registered Linux user #388374
    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results
    Albert Einstein, (1879 - 1955)

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