Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 18th Sep 2002 02:30 UTC
Oracle and SUN These days, the big players in the Linux "purely-desktop market" are Lycoris, Lindows, ELX and the much awaited Xandros Desktop 1.0. OSNews got their hands to the latest version of Xandros (beta3b) and we are giving it a whirl. Read more for information and screenshots.
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Stingy? Maybe.
by Samson on Wed 18th Sep 2002 11:46 UTC

"(are you that stingey to part with $5 a month?)"

Each and every month, for eternity, just to have the ability to MAYBE play some of my Windows games I've already paid for? You bet. I'm opposed to any form of "subscription" computing on principle. It's bad enough games cost $50 each. Why should I have to keep forking over money on a continuous basis to play them? I avoid the online scene for the same reasons. It's also one of the driving forces behind why I'd like to toss Windows on a flaming dungheap somewhere - the whole .NET thing will bite us all in the ass someday. Maybe I should just save my pennies and buy a Mac ;)