Linked by David Adams on Tue 4th Dec 2007 19:39 UTC, submitted by michuk
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "It may be a brave opinion but I predict that Ubuntu Linux and Windows Vista are going to be the two operating systems that will take over the largest chunk of the desktop OS market during the next couple of years. This comparison is based on my experience with both systems during the last couple of weeks on two different computers."
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"if Linux wants to compete, it needs to be offered globally."

You can't download Linux globally?

'nuff said

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kaiwai Member since:

You can't download Linux globally?

Hang on, thats strange logic.

Someone claims that Microsoft has a monopoly due to OEM.

Another says that OEM's are now offering Linux on the machines as an option.

Now you're claiming that you don't need to have it offered via OEM to make it a viable alternative?

Mate, you and your linux zealots need to have a group meeting to find out which hymn sheet you're singing from, because you're all over the show.

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aitvo Member since:

1. Everyone thinks that Microsoft is a monopoly.
2. There are Linux PCs available from limited OEMs. Better OEM support would help Linux tremendously, but it's not the only thing that "would" make it a competitor since it IS a competitor.
3. I've always claimed that it can be a viable alternative.
4. People are individuals, just because they see more clearly than you do (yes I looked at your blog) doesn't mean that we can't all have our own opinions.

Opinion, that's the word of the day. Look it up.

Looking at your blog it's painfully obvious that you are a zealot. Things like:

"Still no third party software vendors bringing their software natively to Linux; off the back that people in the Linux world care more about 'teh source' than whether or not they can do something productive with the damn thing."

"Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista will be released; will fix alot of the issues. The whining will continue but the volume will be greatly reduced."

"Large once UNIX software companies will start pushing their software onto Mac OS X."

"Linux vendors will claim that their distribution is *THE* Microsoft killer, but ignores the fact that there is no software and hardly any hardware support."

The zealotry you published just puts the finishing touch on your credibility going into the crapper. Maybe you should google some of this stuff before you spray the nonsense.

Sorry to ruin your spin.

Have a nice day.

Edited 2007-12-05 02:31

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