I think you were told a bunch of hooey. What you heard sounds more like Windows bashing and Linux fanaticism; two items that tend to be combined quite frequently. Regards, Russell Corfman ----- Original Message ----- From: Stanley A. Gorodenski <stanlep@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2001 7:43 PM Subject: [AZ-Observing] Operating System > I have been told that running imaging processing software in a Microsoft > Windows operating system causes the pc to bog down to the point where > the pc has to be rebooted every couple hours or days (days if the > machine is never turned off). Also, I have been told that this problem > does not exist with Linnex (misspelled?, syn Redhat) operating systems. > Has anyone experienced this? Could anyone shed some light on the > subject of preferred operating systems for astronomical software, and > any computer resource problems in running image processing software? --- This message is from the AZ-Observing mailing list. If you wish to be removed from this list, send E-mail to: AZ-Observing-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, with the subject: unsubscribe. The list's archive is at: //www.freelists.org/archives/az-observing This is a discussion list. Please send personal inquiries directly to the message author. In other words, do not use "reply" for personal messages. Thanks.