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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RE: For non-hackers
by ichi on Thu 26th Jun 2008 08:29 UTC in reply to "For non-hackers"
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Linux still supports only about 1/3 of the hardware that Vista does

Besides getting numbers out of your rear, you actually meant 1/3 of the "designed for windows" stuff, right?

without the need of compiling kernel by hand every time you want some new hardware piece to work.

Exagerate much?

and seriously, as long as kernel devs try to force hardware makers to give away their IP

Good thing they don't force anyone to give away anything.

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