Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Jul 2007 16:01 UTC, submitted by SEJeff
Linux After years of being relegated to server racks and the desktops of ultrageeks, Linux is finally making some headway as a viable alternative to Windows on the consumer desktop. That's the optimistic message delivered by a newly energized contingent of Linux proponents. By employing the same consumer-friendly marketing techniques practiced by Microsoft, and by taking advantage of the rising popularity of web-based applications, Linux vendors are getting ready for what they say will be a wave of consumer interest in the free operating system.
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RE[3]: got some friends to switch
by embleau on Thu 26th Jul 2007 19:13 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: got some friends to switch"
embleau
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Then they will get a lot of attention from the press, backpedal (declare it a mistake) and reactivate the accounts.

It has happened and will happen again.


LOL... tell that to my two friends who STILL have their accounts banned for running it on Linux. lol

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