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#1 Trav1s ONLINE  

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Posted December 16, 2015 - 12:46 PM

http://www.forbes.co...artner=yahootix

 

Hold on because they just turned up the heat.  


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 01:41 PM

Another interesting article: http://www.forbes.co...not-be-stopped/


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 02:23 PM

Automatic updating has been shut off on my machine for months.  I would rather trudge along with what I have than to submit to Windows 10 and it's automatic spyware that tracks and reports your every keystroke..  I will kick and scratch every step of the way before I take this shyt from them.  They can keep it and I never wanted it in the first place.  It may be time for a new OS..  Time will tell..


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 04:03 PM

Microsoft can kiss my a$$! I'll get an apple before I upgrade to the crap!
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Posted December 16, 2015 - 04:55 PM

Does the Second Amendment apply to computers?


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 05:39 PM

Microsoft can kiss my a$$! I'll get an apple before I upgrade to the crap!

 

You might be purchasing a Mac sooner than you expect...  Or learn Linux for free.


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 05:43 PM

You might be purchasing a Mac sooner than you expect...  Or learn Linux for free.

Linux Mint is not that bad. I just need to get a good drawing program and figure out how to upload photos to it.


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 05:51 PM

I have Linux on one of my old laptops.......might be time to get it out and brush up on it


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 06:18 PM

never dealt with a Mac, hear they are way different to work with.


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 06:26 PM

never dealt with a Mac, hear they are way different to work with.

 

It took me two weeks to figure them out.  My problem was I tried to do things on a Mac the same way as a PC and that is not the case.  Similar enough to confuse some and different enough to frustrate some.  It took my wife 2 months to adapt but now she curses Windows whenever it is necessary to use it.  


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 06:30 PM

What is Win 10 going to cost us when the renewal comes around?


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 06:47 PM

I have W7 and just getting used to it good after having it for 6 months.  Main problem I have with W7 is most of my software is not compatible with it.  The replacement software is NOT user friendly in any way shape or form.  Thanks Microsoft. 

 

[1]  So, can Linux Mint be installed on a machine with W7 without conflicts? I am sure I have HD space and RAM  for it.

 

[2]  I know it would take me months to learn Linux.  So what about the software I already have for W7?  Will it work with Linux or does it require all new software again.?

 

Not into Xbox, Smart Phones and all that malarkey. Just basic internet and some software use like word processing, data bases etc. 


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 07:07 PM

I just watch a video on putting PhotoScape on Linux Mint. It will work.


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Posted December 16, 2015 - 07:41 PM

 This going to leave a big hole in my life when the plug gets pulled. I might have to go back into counseling even. :loosing_it:



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Posted December 16, 2015 - 08:45 PM

Haven't really liked windows for years.  Have xp , vista and 7 on the computers here. When they force an upgrade on me the internet plug gets pulled, My Android smart phone will take it's place.

The only real reason I still have windows is for my accounting package and I can use that without an internet connection..


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