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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[6]: Worthless
by UltraZelda64 on Mon 10th May 2010 02:42 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Worthless"
UltraZelda64
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Windows 7 is free too, from the regular user's point of view.

Not if they want to upgrade a current Windows machine that they own. Especially if it currently runs XP (which means more $$$ on hardware upgrades just to gain Win7 compatibility). In either case, for those "regular users" you mentioned, a whole new computer is the typical method of upgrade. This is sure as hell not "free".

Edited 2010-05-10 02:43 UTC

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