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: good
by Luis on Wed 7th Mar 2007 18:51 UTC in reply to "good"
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Yes, the article is long and with many details, but it presents a quite accurate picture of how it is to switch to Linux from Windows for someone who's willing to give it a serious try and put a little effort into learning the differences and solving problems.

It's a fair article with balanced conclusions from someone who seems to have nothing for or against Linux (or Windows, presumably) and just writes down his experience. With all the "anti-*" articles written nowadays, I thought this one was worth submitting.

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