Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Mar 2007 18:05 UTC, submitted by Luis
Linux Complaining about Windows Vista is a national past time on Internet forums these days. Windows Vista 'costs too much', 'has onerous product activation', 'requires too much hardware', etc. These complaints are often followed up by a very simple boast: 'I'm just going to switch to Linux'. But in today's landscape, how viable is that statment? Is the threat to switch to Linux an empty one, or is it entirely possible?"
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RE: Of course it is
by GhePeU on Wed 7th Mar 2007 18:27 UTC in reply to "Of course it is"
GhePeU
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2005-07-06

If you want to play video games, you need Windows (or a game console, but some games can't be played without a pc).

Edited 2007-03-07 18:27

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RE[2]: Of course it is
by rayiner on Wed 7th Mar 2007 19:01 in reply to "RE: Of course it is"
rayiner Member since:
2005-07-06

Another great reason not to have a windows machine...

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RE[2]: Of course it is
by steviant on Wed 7th Mar 2007 20:28 in reply to "RE: Of course it is"
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2006-01-11

And some games can't be played without a console.

What's your point?

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RE[3]: Of course it is
by GhePeU on Wed 7th Mar 2007 20:47 in reply to "RE[2]: Of course it is"
GhePeU Member since:
2005-07-06

I don't understand YOUR point.

There are some games that are only playable with Windows. Ergo, if you want to use those games, you need a Windows pc.

If you don't play, if you play only games with a console version or games with a native linux version or games working without glitches in wine or if you play just abandonware games, then you don't need Windows, but in any other case (and this means a relevant share of the games released in the last 10 years) you need a Windows pc.

Edited 2007-03-07 20:51

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