"When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall — think of it, always." Mohandas Gandhi
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Ubuntu gutsy gibbon na Wired

A revista Wired dá a sua opinião sobre o novo Ubuntu 7.10 e considera-o a par do MacOSX e do m$-window$.

É pois hora de começar-mos a fazer upgrades e quem sabe a experimentar viver numa era informática mais livre e onde somos nós que mandamos quer no nosso hardware quer no nosso software ao contrário do que é habitual com sistemas operativos e aplicações proprietárias.

"Gutsy Gibbon is certainly easier to install and set up than Windows Vista, and it's very close to matching Mac OS X when it comes to making things "just work" out of the box. Wi-Fi, printing, my digital camera and even my iPod all worked immediately after installation -- no drivers or other software required." (wired)
"Once Ubuntu was installed, it rebooted, immediately recognized my laptop's Wi-Fi card and automatically joined my local network using my imported settings. It even defaulted to Wi-Fi Protected Access encryption (...)"

"When it comes to finding and installing applications, the Add/Remove
Programs feature in Ubuntu surpasses both Windows and Mac OS X.

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