Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 4th Mar 2007 13:56 UTC, submitted by danwarne
Windows "A genuine crack for Windows Vista has just been released by pirate group Pantheon, which allows a pirated, non-activated installation of Vista (Home Basic/Premium and Ultimate) to be properly activated and made fully-operational. Unlike cracks which have been floating around since Vista RTM was released in late November, this crack doesn't simply get around product activation with beta activation files or timestop cracks - it actually makes use of the activation process."
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RE: You won't spend $200 for Vista
by Siamhie on Sun 4th Mar 2007 21:52 UTC in reply to "You won't spend $200 for Vista"
Siamhie
Member since:
2007-02-05

"If Linux would cost $200 and Vista cost $200 and the only advantage of Linux is that you got source code, I would bet you that all you so called Open SOurce advocates would be running Vista."

Wrong.

Your $200 Vista will only allow you to run it on TWO types of architecture (x86/x64).

My $200 Linux will allow me to run it on 10+ different types of architectures.


Guess who's getting there money's worth?

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libray Member since:
2005-08-27

"Wrong.
Your $200 Vista will only allow you to run it on TWO types of architecture (x86/x64).

My $200 Linux will allow me to run it on 10+ different types of architectures. "


Find a linux vendor would would be willing to say that their non-x86 platform is equal in quality and features to their x86 platform.

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Siamhie Member since:
2007-02-05

"Find a linux vendor would would be willing to say that their non-x86 platform is equal in quality and features to their x86 platform."

Did I mention any linux vendor in my reply. No, I didn't, and neither did the OP.

I mearly pointed out that for $200, my choice(s) with Linux outweighs what I'm offered from Windows.

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gleng Member since:
2006-02-16

Debian and Ubuntu leap to mind.

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jayson.knight Member since:
2005-07-06

"My $200 Linux will allow me to run it on 10+ different types of architectures.

Guess who's getting there money's worth?"

The people you bought all that hardware from so you can build 10+ different types of systems?

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Siamhie Member since:
2007-02-05

Don't get your panties in such a knot.

I mearly pointed out, that with Linux, you DO have a choice.


Can you say the same with Windows?




BTW, my OP has now seem to have gone WAY off topic!!!

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Alleister Member since:
2006-05-29

You are missing the fact that i can install my Boxed $120 Linux on as many of my computers as i want, so i have an upgrade for my desktop, my server and my Laptop... That would equate to three Windows Licenses which under the current unfair prices would lead me to poverty.

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