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Thread: Pros and cons linux vs winders, hehe

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    Pros and cons linux vs winders, hehe

    Hello people, I have been looking at this site for a few years but have never joined. Now is the time for me to start my project but i cannot seem to gather enough info about it to make a decision.

    Basically i have no problem with either os except im more experienced to windows, but more partial to linux/bsd systems.

    Could someone describe the pros and cons on both type os's?

    I would like to have gps/camera/music&video player/wifi and of course reliability from lots of system power off's and on's as well as which disto (if linux) and frontend is preferred.

    I greatly appreciate your input on any of these.

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    Variable Bitrate Arrow's Avatar
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    Most of the software here is written for windows. Though there are many options for linux as well.

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    Neither darque nor pervert DarquePervert's Avatar
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    Windoze is preferred for one major reason: There is far more software available for use in the car than there is for Linux.
    Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
    How about the Wiki?

    Under normal circumstances, a signature would go here.

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    Fusion Brain Creator 2k1Toaster's Avatar
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    Everything is for Windows.
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    Raw Wave Laidback's Avatar
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    and don't let anybody try to tell you different!

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    ok thanks guys, i really appreciate the input on this :P

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