My desktop froze up!

by Wonderment 2 Replies latest jw experiences

  • Wonderment

    After 6 years of steady computing, my desktop froze last night, and forced to reboot. I have been using Linux for longer than that, so it was surprising to see my Linux system freeze a la Windows.

    But then I realized my mouse cursor was not moving on the screen, and the mouse computer interface depended on a good working mouse. Alas! I replaced the failing mouse with another one I had in one of the drawers. Bingo! The computer is back to its normal self.

    Which reminds me of one thing. Linux users typically enjoy trouble-free computing. No virus to deal with. No annoying downloads imposed on the computer when browsing websites. No freeze-ups caused by faulty software! Linux is truly a relief for some!

  • Simon

    If you have an old machine, Linux is OK. If you have anything slightly modern you spend half a day just trying to make it run the desktop at the right resolution.

    Linux is great for servers, but as a threat to Windows and Mac desktop it kind of fizzled IMO.

  • Witness My Fury
    Witness My Fury

    Linux Mint is pretty damn good actually.

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