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Which OS?

by slids / April 2, 2006 2:04 PM PDT

For a network of 25 desktops, mainly use office-like applications.
Whish is better, XP or Linux? and Why?
The best way to install the OS you picked on all the machines? and Why?

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Form your Committee. Lock the doors and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 2, 2006 10:32 PM PDT
In reply to: Which OS?

Don't feed them till they decide.

I've found this the only way to sort it out.

Cheers,

Bob

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No easy answer
by joesmithers06 / April 2, 2006 11:03 PM PDT
In reply to: Which OS?

Each has its own strong points.

Start researching them both and compare them to the sorts of things you know you're going to be doing, and see which one seems to be the better solution.

I know what I would do, but I also don't know the specific details of what sorts of things you'll be doing with "office-like applications" which can make a significant difference.

There's no excuse for not doing the leg work on this one. Only you know all the little details that make all the difference, so only you can answer this question.

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Re Which OS ?
by Papa Echo / April 3, 2006 12:17 AM PDT
In reply to: Which OS?

The easy answer- All!

Use one. Let the other be network system backup no.1; Let that other be network backup no.2 ....and...sleep well !

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