Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 24th Nov 2012 17:52 UTC
Editorial Do you depend on your computer for your living? If so, I'm sure you've thought long and hard about which hardware and software to use. I'd like to explain why I use generic "white boxes" running open source software. These give me a platform I rely on for 100% availability. They also provide a low-cost solution with excellent security and privacy.
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by zhuravlik on Tue 27th Nov 2012 18:46 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Development"
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And my points are:

All of them are free and feature-rich.

And also all of them (and software created using them) work on:
[more to come, haiku is already in progress, afaik]

And for .net there's Windows-only, as Mono is castrated to Web mostly, and don't include wpf and so on, and also there are tons of native-bindings in such popular apps as Yes, I forgot about MonoDroid.

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