Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Fri 21st Nov 2008 19:39 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Last month we covered an article titled, "MSI: Wind Doing Well, Linux Version Not So Much" which revealed that Linux MSI Wind netbooks saw a return rate upto four times higher than the Windows equivalent. But in a recent interview with the CEO of Asus he revealed that Linux and Window versions of Asus Eee PC have similar return rates. He also described the plans for 2009 and talked about some changes to come in the Operating System for the netbooks.
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RE[2]: Windows Me or Windows 7?
by centos_user on Sat 22nd Nov 2008 19:14 UTC in reply to "RE: Windows Me or Windows 7?"
centos_user
Member since:
2008-11-16

Well lets see, you could run a caching name server, for your home network...

I guess Windows users automatically veto anything that does not imply spending $10,000 for software to do one function when you can do it for the cost of burning an ISO but that is chastised because you said it was so...

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sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

I guess Windows users automatically veto anything that does not imply spending $10,000 for software to do one function when you can do it for the cost of...

Nah. In my experience they just ask friends if they happen to have a copy of the software that they can "borrow".

Edited 2008-11-22 19:18 UTC

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DrillSgt Member since:
2005-12-02

"Well lets see, you could run a caching name server, for your home network..."

Why would you do this on a machine that is not always on? Just because you can do something, does not mean it makes sense or is reasonable to do so. ;)

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