Null4Ever: You are making the classic straw man argument. You imply that I said updates on Linux were hard. I never said that. You imply I said Windows networking was better than Linux, I said the opposite. Perhaps there is something odd about my experience with booting Linux, but for me, booting Ubuntu 12.10 is similar or slightly slower than booting Windows. Not that booting Windows or Linux is something I do very often. Generally, these days we just put the machine to sleep, which works well in Windows and Linux, as both wake up in less than five seconds. So the whole argument about boot times is not really very important.
And just to be clear: I use Linux and Windows a lot because I really like both operating systems. The last thing I am doing is trying to run down, Linux, which I love. Windows 8 is not perfect (and neither is Linux) but people say Win 8 is terrible, which is absurd.
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