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Old 07-02-2012
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Re: Windows 7, Windows 8, work arounds and fixes

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Originally Posted by SEMIJim View Post
OpenCPN runs also on Mac OS X and Linux. Problem solved. It looks like there are Mac OS X and Linux solutions for AirMail, too.

So: Solution: Dump Microsoft Windows? (And gain a measure of relief from the constant barrage of virus', worms and trojans, in the process.)

Or... simply do not "upgrade?" Stay with what you have, that works?

Jim
What Jim said.

Linux, the Ubuntu version, is free and available here. I've used it for years, and dual boot with Windows only because there is one specific program that is not available in Linux. The rest are all free, including Office, graphic and media applications.
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