Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 23rd Jan 2008 22:07 UTC
Linux With Linux on the desktop going from a slow crawl to verging on an explosion, many have toiled with the question: How do we make this happen faster? A well-known Austin-based Linux Advocate thinks he has the answer.
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RE[2]: Simpler Answer
by Moochman on Thu 24th Jan 2008 18:05 UTC in reply to "RE: Simpler Answer"
Moochman
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I don't know if I'd go quite that far. It really depends on what aspect you're focusing on.

For instance: Security winner: Linux. Better-documented API's for programmers: Quite possible Windows. General-purpose usability: About the same. (This is very debateable of course but I think in the end the pros and cons of the systems cancel each other out. For instance, editing the Start menu on Windows is much nicer than on most Linux distros.) Hardware support: not necessarily a measure of "quality", and I won't go into it to avoid a flamewar, but let's just say there's no *clear* winner there, either.

In the end, I don't think there's a *clear* quality winner. Suffice it to say, Linux is at least as good, which combined with its freeness makes the total better.

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