Linked by David Adams on Tue 4th Dec 2007 19:39 UTC, submitted by michuk
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "It may be a brave opinion but I predict that Ubuntu Linux and Windows Vista are going to be the two operating systems that will take over the largest chunk of the desktop OS market during the next couple of years. This comparison is based on my experience with both systems during the last couple of weeks on two different computers."
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by Flatland_Spider on Tue 4th Dec 2007 22:49 UTC
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From the article...

My laptop is all Intel-based. Intel likes open-source and releases its drivers on open-source licenses. If not, it publishes the specs. My laptop should be fully supported in Linux.


While having an all Intel based laptop is a giant step in the right direction, buying a laptop from a maker that isn't Linux friendly is not. Intel chips cover ninety percent of the laptop with the remain ten percent being proprietary to the manufacturer. (eg. BIOS and ACPI)

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