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: Ubuntu & 7
by REM2000 on Sun 9th May 2010 15:52 UTC in reply to "Ubuntu & 7"
REM2000
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i wouldnt say the debate is pointless, we have had a single OS dominating the computing world for a great many years. Now we finally start to see the tide turning, i think the debates are useful as a method of informing users.

Someone using windows might hear the word linux / ubuntu / fedore / mac OSX on the tv/at work. They go home and do a search in google and find the article and the comments we leave here. Reading the comments might open them up to trying out ubuntu, to think about a mac.

I agree with Kroc's comment earlier, it's great to have the level of competition, i just hope it continues, its great to have choice and it's great to see Microsoft and everyone else working hard on creating some great products instead of falling into lethargy.

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