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[2]: Talk of going to linux
by tomcat on Wed 7th Mar 2007 23:16 UTC in reply to "RE: Talk of going to linux"
tomcat
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2006-01-06

Welcome to the sub-3% club.

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RE[3]: Talk of going to linux
by twenex on Wed 7th Mar 2007 23:18 in reply to "RE[2]: Talk of going to linux"
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2006-04-21

Oh, woe is me! Only two percent of people use Linux on the desktop! Why, WHY didn't I choose to use crap and be popular, instead!!!

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RE[4]: Talk of going to linux
by tomcat on Thu 8th Mar 2007 03:57 in reply to "RE[3]: Talk of going to linux"
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2006-01-06

Yeah, that 98% must be comprised entirely of idiots. Either that, or they simply like using industry standard apps such as Adobe Photoshop and MS Office -- or they like playing a huge selection of cutting-edge games. I don't know who's the bigger idiot.

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