Linked by Smith Johnson on Wed 25th Jun 2008 19:07 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y A Computerworld blog post reads: "You gotta love it. Microsoft has decided that it will ho ahead and kill off easy access to XP on June 30th. On behalf of desktop Linux users everywhere, and our first cousins, the Mac fans, thanks. You've given us the best shot we'll ever have of taking the desktop."
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For non-hackers
by Kishe on Thu 26th Jun 2008 08:03 UTC
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For those of us who arent hackers or super-nerds, Vista still works better than linux.

Linux still supports only about 1/3 of the hardware that Vista does...without the need of compiling kernel by hand every time you want some new hardware piece to work.

Me, my biggest gripe with Linux is the WLAN support, having to use ndiswrapper to get windows drivers to "work" in linux is a pain

and seriously, as long as kernel devs try to force hardware makers to give away their IP for the +1% of marketshare they would gain, the hardware developers just wont take the bait.

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