2013-01-14 09:39:12.255081-08 by Dan Lyke 3 comments
Branko's Brain Dump: On the state of Windows on the desktop. In which a Linux user tries to install and use Windows.
It quickly become apparent that Windows has no package management to speak of. I had to actually go directly to software vendors' websites and manually download, unpack, and install software. In some cases, the packages would come as a RAR file, and there was no unrar to extract the files with. The worst thing though, is that Widows wanted me to reboot it every time I installed something new.
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I'm considering the Lenovo Yoga 13. A sexy tabletultrabook thing. The deal breaker: Windows 8. I may have to try it anyway.. with Linux :)
Make sure it doesn't have Windows Secure Boot, or if it does you've got a work-around...
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