[Rustington] Recent "Windows Haters" email

Martin Webb vobbelyvebb at gmail.com
Sun Aug 7 17:56:40 UTC 2011


Well WUBI has been mentioned as has Splashtop OS.

The Linux I use also has a WUBI style installer :

<http://www.jolicloud.com/download>It would require a Windows User to
undertake the demonstration, who will be brave enough to allow Linux on
their laptop ???

Martin  - supporter of RLUG not wanting a WLUG  !

On 7 August 2011 17:29, wendy stokes <wendystokes436 at btinternet.com> wrote:

>   Hi Martin, Thanks for info and download site, may install it when I feel
> more confident, We Windows people take the banter as a bit of fun, like
> supporting a football team simply because we really know nothing about it,
> perhaps you could give us a talk! Cheers Wendy.
>  *From:* Martin Webb <vobbelyvebb at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Saturday, August 06, 2011 7:00 PM
> *To:* RustingtonLUG <rustington at mailman.lug.org.uk>
> *Subject:* [Rustington] Recent "Windows Haters" email
> Hello everyone
> Some of the comments in the group meetings may of been misconstrued, but
> wish to state here and now that I personally do not hate Windows, in fact it
> was my "bread & butter" living for many years.  I have chosen not to have it
> installed on my netbook!
> The bottom line is I joined because it is a LUG and not a WUG.
> I personally have stated and will state here that all users in the group
> should have access to Linux on a machine, Windows as an Operating System
> does not have to destroyed, Ubuntu WUBI is safe and secure for Windows
> Users.
> http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/windows-installer
> Please do not litter the RLUG website with Windows information, the time
> and effort should be spent on encouraging Linux to be used as a Windows
> Alternative...
> Martin
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