Re: what's the killer app for GNU/Linux systems?
On Fri, 01 Dec 2006 10:55:26 -0600
Hugo Vanwoerkom <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> email@example.com wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 01, 2006 at 02:54:12PM +0000, George Borisov wrote:
> >> Ron Johnson wrote:
> >>> Win32 belies that. It's been stable for 8 (possibly 11, not being a
> >>> Windows developer) years. Windows XP will run 8 year old Windows 98
> >>> apps with no problem.
> >> Sadly this does not include any of the nice old games that I used
> >> to enjoy all those years ago. They worked just fine on Win 98,
> >> but not 2k or XP. :-(
> > And those games are the only reason anyone here want to use Windows!
> 2 more reasons:
> 1. Trying hardware that only runs on real Windows + not VMware (USB
> streaming modems with proprietary M$ code)
> 2. Satisfying your ISP who only install on a M$ OS.
I just tell them to give me an ethernet modem and the account details and I
handle the rest. Haven't run into anything that won't work under this (l2tp is
still a pain though)
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> >> George Borisov
> >> DXSolutions Ltd
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