Linked by David Adams on Fri 12th Aug 2011 03:50 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft no longer thinks Linux poses a threat to its desktop Windows business. Directions on Microsoft's Wes Miller pointed out via Twitter how Microsoft has changed the boilerplate "Competition" section in its last two annual financial filings with the SEC.
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by vitae on Fri 12th Aug 2011 20:44 UTC
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They noticed that the OEMs simply refused to give Linux a real chance on the desktop (including making sure the hardware support is there and actually selling them cheaper since you're not paying for the Windows license).

Regardless, Linux is for those who want it, not necessarily for everyone. Those of us who want it like the advantages it gives us.

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