Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 25th Oct 2006 08:41 UTC
Linux A few months ago we ran a poll about the most important non-free Linux apps. We had over 8,000 votes in that poll and we consider the results pretty interesting. Interesting enough to push Linux's market share if a distro capitalized on them?
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> Windows cannot play mp3 out of the box
Yes it can, do your homework.

> My gentoo installation however could from the very beginning. Yet again due to USE flag settings.
It was NOT out of the box if you had to DO SOMETHING to get it, was it?

> Compare stock Windows installation with stock Linux
> installation, and you'll see most Linux distributions
> are way ahead of Windows (and much bigger in terms of
> used GB's on your harddrive).
I'd say that fewer GB's is better. Also, you should know that talking about a stock version of XP is not that relevant since almost no one uses a stock version. They buy it installed and pre-configured because that's what they want.

> You are really good at comparing apples with oranges.
What point is there to compare if the two things you compare are completely equal?

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