I know the title is actually already controversial, and I did actually agree with that untill last year, I started using Windows 8 since a few weeks. Besides using Windows 8 itself, I also have a Windows 8 phone, and tried some Windows store development (Not for Windows phone 8 yet, but that might happens as well in the feature.)
Some of you might know that I havent used windows for the last few years (Ok, there are a few exceptions, sometimes you cant do without it, and for the last few months I used it at work as well). Now I bought my new PC last weekend I decided to get a Windows8 license with it as well. Why? Pretty easy, I like some photografy, and as editing photos requires basicly or Windows, or a mac, I decided to stay safe and go for Windows. Untill now I used my parents computer to do the editing, however that doesnt really work out well. I cant use the PC at all times I want to, and I am required to save all my photos on a network share (However, I might still do that with my new PC, but thats something else). The first experience with Windows8, for a Linux user for at least 5 years, is not bad at all. Continue reading
Because I need to help some friend with backup up data from his broken PC I need to temporary remove my 2TB disks from my zfs pool so I have enough diskspace.