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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by SeanVernell on Wed 7th Mar 2007 18:33 UTC
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If you've read a lot, or even just a few of these 'switch articles' then this one will probably be exasperating. That colours my judgement of the article somewhat. However I can say this: I got myself a copy of Linux for non-geeks back in October (like the author of the article), and while it doesn't contain any revelatory or super-secret information that you couldn't find elsewhere, what it does do is present information in a lively, readble style. I'd certainly reccomend it to anyone trying Ubuntu for the first time.

Edited 2007-03-07 18:41

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