Linked by Kroc Camen on Sun 9th May 2010 12:34 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "Dear Ubuntu, for the last couple years life has been good. Every time I've shown you to a friend or family member, they've compared you to what they're familiar with--Windows XP or Vista, mostly--and by comparison you've looked brilliant. Yeah, your ugly brown color scheme was a bit off-putting at first, but once people saw how secure, simple, and reliable you were, the response was almost universally positive. But recently, things have changed ..."
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RE: Comment by daedalus8
by Kroc on Sun 9th May 2010 13:33 UTC in reply to "Comment by daedalus8"
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Windows UAC is really not as secured as you think

Oh, I know that well ;)

I can tell that your friend installed Linux in a VM and took a couple of screen-shots and was done with it.

To the best of my knowledge he uses Linux full time. He writes this article because as a Linux user he’s willing to see where improvements need to be made rather than deny the problems exist.

I chose his article because he is a Linux user, where as I’m not, and any such problems I could highlight with Linux are not really spoken from someone who is investing in the platform. Biased, more than likely, but I respect that he’s trying to see things from the perspective of an average user who has no understanding of the reasons behind any shortcoming in a technology.

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