Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 8th Apr 2013 18:16 UTC
Microsoft "After years of domination, Microsoft is finally facing serious threats at the cores of its business, Office and Windows. Consumers and businesses alike are largely purchasing devices based on their capabilities and form factors rather than the software contained within. Windows is slowly becoming commoditized and Microsoft's traditional allies are looking at Android and Chrome OS as viable alternatives, a trend that threatens the Windows monopoly. Microsoft faces a tricky balancing act as it faces a future that's very different from its existing business." Good article by Tom Warren.
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RE[5]: Chrome OS?
by shotsman on Thu 11th Apr 2013 09:54 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Chrome OS?"
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now you even have Alienware selling Ubuntu based gaming rigs.

And exactly how do you see that as an advantage?
Unless they are using the LTS version. Otherwise, I'd look at some other distro especially given their recent performance wrt bugs and then there is that thing called (dis)Unity.

Many of my friends who were long time Ubuntu fans have deserted ship to Debian, Mint and even (say it quietly) CentOS.

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