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]: Quite Frankly
by dylansmrjones on Thu 8th Mar 2007 09:23 UTC in reply to "RE: Quite Frankly"
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2005-10-02

1) Incorrect. You are hinting a certain webstats-companies creating webstats for a certain kind of websites. Other sites and other usage measuring shows between 2.5 and 5% on the Linux desktop.

Linux passes the 2% mark in 2002.

2) Incorrect. They can be proprietary. Even when using GTK+

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