Windows 10 Update Terror: My way to Linux Ubuntu

The Windows 10 Update Terror as a trigger to finally realize a long-held plan: The change to Linux.



Runtime and power consumption Windows vs Linux
Since there are contradictory statements, the first test on my old ASUS UL30A: How is the energy consumption under Windows 7 and Linux Ubuntu 16.04?


Planned Obsolescence by Windows Planned Obsolescence by Windows
My first Linux Ubuntu test: I discover an icon with ''Simple Scan'', let's see what happens when I connect my old scanner from 2004 to the notebook. Surprise!


Installation Linux Ubuntu Installation Linux Ubuntu
The Acer ES1-331-C0YK bought in the middle of May 2016 will be equipped with SSD and more RAM in July 2016. On the SSD, Linux Ubuntu 16.04 is installed.


Installation Linux Ubuntu - Part 2 Installation Linux Ubuntu - Part 2
The hard disk can be divided automatically or manually. The language for the installation can be selected from many different languages.


Installation Linux Ubuntu - Part 3 Installation Linux Ubuntu - Part 3
After name, computer name and password have been set, the installation starts, as some properties of Linux Ubuntu 16.04 is pointed out.


Installation Linux Ubuntu - Part 4 Installation Linux Ubuntu - Part 4
A few more screens with references to the properties of Ubuntu, then the installation is complete.


UEFI enforces setting password for UEFI UEFI enforces setting password for UEFI
Microsoft's lobbying at the UEFI, the successor to the BIOS, forces you to set a password if you want to use a different operating system than Windows.


Ubuntu Software Ubuntu Software
As simple as the Google Play Store is looking for software and install it. Android is basically only the most widely used Linux variant.


Eject Media, but it is still occupied
Would not it be great if not only the error message ''The disk is still occupied by one or more applications'', but a list of these applications?


Update costs using mobile internet connection Update costs using mobile internet connection
Such a query would have saved Microsoft some legal proceedings because many GB updates had been downloaded over expensive mobile Internet connections.


Ubuntu 16.04 Tools preinstalled Ubuntu 16.04 Tools preinstalled
In addition to LibreOffice and Thunderbird, very handy tools for mass storage are also preinstalled. Overview of data usage and partitioning of media.