Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 2nd May 2009 10:23 UTC, submitted by Luis
Linux Yes boys and girls, it's Net Applications time. Sure, their figures are flawed, and sure, they're misused all over the non-scientifically educated media, but that doesn't mean they do not indicate trends. One of those trends was a slowly rising popularity of Linux, which hit 0.93% market share in August 2008, only to sink back again during the following months. Well, it's April May 2009 now, and Linux has finally crossed the 1% market share line!
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RE: FINALLY
by WereCatf on Sat 2nd May 2009 11:15 UTC in reply to "FINALLY"
WereCatf
Member since:
2006-02-15

If only they would TRY GNU/LINUX they would be free from BLUE SCREENS but no BILL GATES tricks them ALL!!!!

Blue screen? Hmm, I've used WinXP for gaming for years and I can't remember the last time I've seen a blue screen. Or well, if we don't count my desktop image.

I use Linux for all other stuff (it still totally sucks for gaming) and as a fellow Linux user I say to you: learn to write coherent and meaningful messages. Ranting randomly and sounding like a total lunatic does NOT in any way make Linux sound like a good alternative. Totally the opposite. Oh, and in case you didn't notice it yourself: you do sound like a bitter, loony fanboy and no one will take you seriously.

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RE[2]: FINALLY
by Jon Dough on Sat 2nd May 2009 13:01 in reply to "RE: FINALLY"
Jon Dough Member since:
2005-11-30

Don't you people recognize a troll post when you see it? Sheech...

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RE[2]: FINALLY
by Silent_Seer on Sat 2nd May 2009 15:17 in reply to "RE: FINALLY"
Silent_Seer Member since:
2007-04-06

LOL, it's an intentional troll. Just see the video he linked to.

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RE[2]: FINALLY
by cyclops on Sat 2nd May 2009 22:55 in reply to "RE: FINALLY"
cyclops Member since:
2006-03-12

If only they would TRY GNU/LINUX they would be free from BLUE SCREENS but no BILL GATES tricks them ALL!!!!

Blue screen? Hmm, I've used WinXP for gaming for years and I can't remember the last time I've seen a blue screen. Or well, if we don't count my desktop image.

I use Linux for all other stuff (it still totally sucks for gaming) and as a fellow Linux user I say to you: learn to write coherent and meaningful messages. Ranting randomly and sounding like a total lunatic does NOT in any way make Linux sound like a good alternative. Totally the opposite. Oh, and in case you didn't notice it yourself: you do sound like a bitter, loony fanboy and no one will take you seriously.


Just looking at your much moderated point. It is important to note that a multi-billion pound industry geared towards keeping Microsoft OS running on these computers. Many of those people who work here, including myself have made *Good* money from this.

Interestingly the blue screen itself is often useful at fixing errors like incorrectly installed drivers.

The reality is Linux is generally more stable; easier to maintain than any Microsoft OS...but it also has kernel panics etc etc

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RE[3]: FINALLY
by google_ninja on Sun 3rd May 2009 02:23 in reply to "RE[2]: FINALLY"
google_ninja Member since:
2006-02-05

That is hands down the most level headed thing I have ever seen you write here cyclops. kudos

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