After being a long-time Linux user, I moved to Windows.

Last year I wrote about moving from Fedora to Ubuntu. I’ve been a loyal Fedora user for two years and moved to Ubuntu due to a lack of support for audio files for my hardware. My audio in Fedora worked fine but not great. After I moved to Ubuntu, my audio worked great. However, in the last few months, GNOME started crashing more often, and I resorted to a weird hack when it wouldn’t recognize my second monitor.

Other reasons for moving to Windows

I have been running Windows in Azure VMs, which was great until I got a high Azure bill. Then I started tracking my Azure usage more closely, reviewing weekly billing forecast reports, and removing things I wasn’t using.

The highest cost was storage inside the VMs, and I couldn’t easily change the storage size. When creating the VM, it doesn’t let you c