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Agreed. Just set up dual boot Linux/Windows. One great thing about Linux is you can tell kids "download whatever you want". For those few times you need Windows (TurboTax), you can boot it. Other than that the only good thing about Windows is Excel which is much better than OpenOrifice or gnumeric. I'll grant that the professional image editing software is better too, but Gimp is fine when you get used to it. For surfing, listening to music, youtubeing, etc. , Linux seems a lot snappier.

> "download whatever you want"

Sure, because it is always nice to expose $HOME to the world.

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