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Offline Alex

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Only for curiosity: what is your opinion about this?
Is good for Linux? Or bad? And for the users?
« Last Edit: April 02, 2016, 05:11:41 pm by Alex »

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Re: Microsoft and Canonical partner to bring Ubuntu to Windows 10
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2016, 11:42:52 am »
Hmm, how to run Ubuntu and STILL give all your keystrokes to Microsoft .. great idea  ::)

Even just the bash shell on Windows 10 had me wondering .. if this is for developers (as they say), what's to stop Microsoft studying the keystrokes (as their EULA permits), and then thinking "that's a clever bit of code", lets patent it first :)

Maybe I'm just overly suspicious of Microsoft .. but then again......

Personally I can see no point to this .. if you wanna run Ubuntu, why would you want or need to do it atop Win10 ?
(to me that's the worst of both worlds)
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Re: Microsoft and Canonical partner to bring Ubuntu to Windows 10
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2016, 11:56:11 am »
I fail to see the point in this also.  If you want Ubuntu and Win10, just dual boot.  If you want to run one within the other, run a VM.  I see no reason for Canonical and MS to partner to "allow" you to do what VirtualBox already enables you to do.
« Last Edit: April 01, 2016, 11:58:15 am by scifidude79 »