Linked by Ioan-Alexandru Lazar on Mon 23rd Oct 2006 14:58 UTC
Windows Among the few things I'm proud of in my life, not having had contact with Windows when I first "met" a computer is somewhere around the top. Indeed, the first computer I used ran Unix, and I have been using Unices myself for some time.
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RE[4]: Overdone
by MacTO on Mon 23rd Oct 2006 20:53 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Overdone"
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2006-09-21

You wouldn't go into an Apple store expecting everything to work on your Windows box. You wouldn't go into a PC retailer and expect everything to work on your Macintosh. Why would you go into either one and expect everything to work under Linux.

I did my research before buying a Linux box, and every bit of hardware works once it is booted off a Linux installer or live CD. I don't need to use dmesg, Google, forums, mailing lists, how-tos, or the midnight oil just to get things working. In fact, I barely even had to touch Google in order to do the research.

Now if only I could say the same thing about Windows, which can hardly be considered as stable unless I download the latest drivers from ATI.

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