[scribus] When is a new release for Windows coming out?
skeggy78 at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 4 20:33:00 CET 2009
Hi guys, this is my first message on here so please forgive me :) but
its my experience as a novice which i hope to persuade the bottom
remark its not always as easy as clicking here n there...
im semi new to the world of linux/free OS, i do remember tryin suse
6.2 many years ago, but am trying ubuntu with the run inside of
windows option, mainly because of coreldraw, ie using it at work etc.
i have successfully installed corel 11 inside of linux, and as i also
use a mac, its quite usefull, as its also the last revision to come
out for apples.
getting rid of windows is an option for me, but only on sucessful
completion of tests on the software i use with in windows etc, as i
gota put food on the plate.
With vista hot on the heels of all new computers, and software, i am
not looking forward to using it, as i find its annoyances, a little
to annoying, espically with older hardware and printers, as i dont
see why i should go buy a new printer/scanner when my old ones work
perfectly well etc. Hence my slow transition to linux. I am utilising
more opensource programs, as i become more used to their interfaces,
but am trying to find an even keel between running them on an OSX,
PCBSD, Linux (various flavours), and even looked at React OS(but need
to play with that a little more)
Its not just the person who works with the individual computer, its
also the person who you communicate with, and im activly trying to
convert members of my family, as im fed up of trying to remove adware
n such like
i hope i have not bored everyone
On 4 Mar 2009, at 19:11, Jeffrey Silverman wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 12:58 PM, Steven Dayton
> <daytonmeister at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there a 1.3.4 version in the works for Windows users? Most of the
>> references to that version are for Linux users which I can
>> understand. Maybe
>> I should look seriously into getting a Linux machine.
> s/into getting a Linux machine/into wiping Windows and installing
> Seriously, though, for some people, for reasons I cannot fathom,
> deleting Windows altogether is not an option. Anyway, if making the
> switch is too hard for you to do on your "main computer", and you want
> to buy a new computer for Linux, there are some options available that
> really level the playing field, so to speak, and take the mystery
> of installation and support out of the equation:
> For example:
> Also, I highly recommend LinuxMint: http://www.linuxmint.com/
> I could go on, and will, but only by request.
>  Actually, I *can* fathom some specific circumstances which, as it
> turns out, apply to far fewer people than most people realize.
>  It really is an option. Don't let fear prevent you from switching.
>  Most comparisons of Linux to Windows include the installation and
> setup part. I think this is a bit unfair (to Windows, actually). But
> if you have two machines, Windows and Linux, *already installed and
> set up*, so that all installed hardware is working properly, then
> Linux is really very easy to use. As easy as Windows, at least.
>  And in the footnotes
>  Note that "different", which Linux is from Windows, does not mean
> "harder to use".
>  Ah, I just like footnotes :)
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