We’re dropping Windows for Lubuntu!


The Microsoft crew sent out carefully orchestrated messages trying to make us feel unsafe and out of touch. Windows 7 is reaching the end, they said. Time to buy a new computer because your old one is no good anymore.

Total load of b.s.

Many newer computers factory loaded with Windows 10 are not as powerful or RAM-equipped as my laptop that shipped with Windows 7. But that didn’t stop MS from distributing an image of a clunky, antiquated looking laptop in one of their promos.

Make the potential buyer feel inferior—the oldest marketing trick in the book. Instead of bad breath, B.O. or yellow teeth, it’s now your computer.

Yes, it’s just an ad but I found it slightly authoritarian and certainly misleading.

Big Brother says… but Little Brother prefers to think for himself, thank you very much.

On all of my best computers, I have replaced Windows…

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