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Offline Danny02
« Reply #90 - Posted 2013-06-04 14:34:59 »

some time ago when I was looking to buy a new laptop. I had the option to get it without Windows, which saved me about 80€ also.
Offline Oskuro

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« Reply #91 - Posted 2013-06-04 16:57:58 »

ironically, some brands do offer the option to not have windows installed.... but since it is not a "stock" setup, it ends up being more expensive


Somehow, with the good vibes being spread by W8, I suspect many manufacturers will start offering alternate OS.... Oh, wait, Microsoft ties them down legally, and their goal is to make it so new ARM devices can not install alternative OSes at all. Yeah, I knew there were more reasons I objected to MS's bussiness practices.

Offline deepthought
« Reply #92 - Posted 2013-06-04 21:50:09 »

with the good vibes being spread by W8

If that isn't sarcasm, i want some of whatever you're on

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Offline Oskuro

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« Reply #93 - Posted 2013-06-04 22:34:33 »

Sorry, had my sarcasm tags being dry cleaned.

Offline Cero
« Reply #94 - Posted 2013-06-04 23:17:14 »

Yeah I will not buy a laptop with windows on it.
There is a popular german page which actually has "no windows" as a search function

but I guess you can search at amazon too with "ubuntu,no windows, no os, bsd" whatever
yeah Ive seen items that aren't cheaper then and its bullshit.
But hey you don often buy a laptop, so take a little time making sure you get the right one and one without windows for less money :D

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« Reply #95 - Posted 2013-06-05 12:10:19 »

Still haven't found a distro that I can stand Sad one day, one day....

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Offline Cero
« Reply #96 - Posted 2013-06-05 15:52:54 »

Linux Mint with Adobe Suite... I tell ya, it would be pretty nice

Offline SHC
« Reply #97 - Posted 2013-06-06 01:50:12 »

@Cero

See this. Adobe Photoshop on Linux Mint 11

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/Ued3kf1R7Qw?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;start=" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/Ued3kf1R7Qw?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;start=</a>

Offline Cero
« Reply #98 - Posted 2013-06-08 15:24:16 »

Yeah I guess this is WINE. Have done it myself and it works remarkably well - However I really have to be sure that the whole suite runs rock solid. I need more than Photoshop.

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