Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear FOSS friends and mates, I am pleased to announce the beginning of a new era for Old Hardware and a possible replacement for Windows XP and a potential strong system for NON-PAE machines.
Today, 14th of Jan, 2014; I am announcing the start of Brainstorming and Development of ToriOS - a Linux Distribution based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
Xubuntu = 8/16 Lubuntu = 6/16 Ubuntu GNOME = 1/16 SliTaz = 1/16 I have personally converted all the above machines and all happy users with no technical issues, no viruses, no formatting, etc etc :) StartUbuntu all the way!
Oh, and I shall start this year with this 'new' saying :D
"I Fail When I Give Up. I Give Up When I Lose Hope. I Lose Hope When I
die. As Long As I am Alive, There is Hope. As Long As There is Hope, I
Shall Never Give Up. As Long As I Shall Never Give Up, I Shall Never
Fail" - Me
As per Microsoft, Windows XP will soon (3 months from now) die and will NO longer be supported. What does that mean? Please read this.
Now, Microsoft, because as you may know cares about money and nothing but money, have NOT and will NEVER tell their loyal and faithful Windows XP Users about 'other' alternatives they may use. Why? because they do NOT wish to lose any user who is still paying and can be fooled by their words, etc.
Indeed, I can give you easily 10 reasons why to switch and start using Linux:
Super Fast (starting up in less than 60 seconds and shut down in less than 15 seconds).
Super Secure (no more worries about hackers).
Virus-Free (you don't need to use any kind of Anti-Virus Programs whatsoever).
Super Stable (No formatting every month and no need to clean any files, etc).
Very easy system (used by 4 years old kids up to +60 years old people).
Gives you so many options and alternatives when it comes to the Graphical Interface. Does not force you to use the same interface (Windows 8 for example, as per the users, is very complicated and hard to use).
Linux is Free Open Source Operating System. No serial numbers, no cracks, nothing.
There are so many people who would love to help and support in case you have any kind of problem and all that for FREE. You don't have to pay to get any kind of support whatsoever.
Almost for each Windows Application/Program, there are more than one alternative for that in Linux and you don't have to visit any website to install anything, there is a tool installed by default that makes your life easier.
You do not need to buy new hardware to run Linux. It can be installed even on +10 years old machines. So, it is not just free but will definitely save your money.
And, there are more reasons :)
For example: Windows Updates most of the time break the system or make things worse and you can't shut down your machine unless the updates finishes, etc not to mention the time these updates take to be downloaded and installed. But, when it comes to Linux, all that will be done in a blink of an eye :)
Installing Linux will take between 5mins-30mins depending on the hardware you are using and it comes with pre-installed programs that in most cases you don't really need to add anything else unless you have a very specific applications/program :)
You can actually 'Try' Linux 'before' installing it on your hardware ;) you don't really have to actually install it to test it.
Linux is actually being used to SAVE or Rescue your files (backup) when your Windows is broken or not working or your machine is locked due to some viruses, etc.
Is that enough? or shall I carry on?
I gave you 10+4 reasons why to use Linux instead of
Upgrading to Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Buying New Machine while your current one can still do wonders.
So, my request is simple:
If you still have Windows XP on one of your machines OR you know someone who is still using Windows XP, please do send them 'this' article or post. They need to understand that the era of being fooled or lied to by Microsoft is over.
Oh, by the way, have you ever wondered why Google Android is #1 selling system for Smart Phones? Guess what? the core of Android System is Linux :)
Please, spread the word and save your money + your time + stay away from headache.