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  1. I can only assume the 'Windows 2000' bit was...

    I can only assume the 'Windows 2000' bit was tongue in cheek...

    I run Linux because I have very little to worry about maintenance wise. I don't run antivirus, don't have to check snopes every time...
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    Thanks for the responses so far! I have tried...

    Thanks for the responses so far!

    I have tried out Kubuntu Lucid along side Ubuntu Lucid. I just didn't feel compelled to use KDE over Gnome in this case, maybe it would be different if I didn't...
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    Looking for input on choosing a distro

    First, I am not looking for a distro flame war. I will give some history of what I have used and what I am looking for, then hopefully I will get some suggestions that point me in a solid direction....
  4. What about setting up a list of benchmarks, then...

    What about setting up a list of benchmarks, then tweaking Gentoo to get the best possible results for that one task.

    The system would literally be a bare install with only the one package to...
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    To get the rest of the Penumbra Collection

    I was waiting for my coupon code via email or some link to purchase the expansions at 75% off as advertised. Then I searched their forums and to get the rest of the collection for $5 you need to run...
  6. Ok, to me there are really 2 different pieces...

    Ok, to me there are really 2 different pieces that are getting collapsed into one in most of this discussion, Steam and Source Engine.

    Steam will be ported when those desiring to distribute...
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    If the assertion is that Ubuntu is only popular...

    If the assertion is that Ubuntu is only popular due to buzz or marketing hype, then doesn't it reason that any distribution interested in growing user base would take a page out of the Ubuntu book?
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    So let me say upfront, I am NOT a linux expert by...

    So let me say upfront, I am NOT a linux expert by any strech of the imagination. I have dabbled in it for about the last 10 years and finally cut my home Windows usage about 4 years ago.

    Before I...
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    Beta Key

    I also would like a beta key.

    I like playing PC games quite a bit. I am excited to see more coming to Linux. Hopefully we reach a "critical mass" point here soon! :)
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    Recommend products to review?

    Everyone settle down about the "sexist" thing. It was a joke.

    Now, will there be forums there? A way to post suggestions of products to test? As well as a Linux enthusiast I also love to home brew...
  11. How do other over-the-net-online games work then?

    I must me missing something here. I have played many games over the net, and I know that lag sucks, but is generally tollerable.

    I frequently fire up Diablo 2 these days and I float around an...
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    Per this link:...

    Per this link:
    http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/releasenotes/704tour
    Gnome was version 2.18.
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