Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Feb 2010 22:52 UTC
Windows Heck, Microsoft really weren't kidding when they said Windows 7 was the fastest-selling operating system in the world. NetApplications released its figures for January 2010, and it seems that after only three months of availability, Microsoft's latest baby has already hit the 10% market share mark.
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RE[7]: also..
by Barnabyh on Sun 7th Feb 2010 13:17 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: also.."
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It's not my blog, but every word of it rings true -- this coming from someone who used to build slackware servers, compiling tons of modules from source, and was a proponent for "linux on the desktop" for quite awhile.

And then what happened? Did Mommy not love you enough? Your Head of IT not hug and appreciate you enough? If you did what you say you did, and knew how to do it correctly, how on earth can you prefer XP over both Slackware and W2K (your other post)?

But then I realized what an utter and complete failure it is, and always will be -- on the desktop. Most of the articles and posts on that blog echo the clear truth of that position. But you obviously still suck the toenails of Stallman.

Hmm, maybe you are the failure. It works extraordinarily well for me on the desktop, apart from Windows gaming of course, but for some old favourites there is dosbox and there are even native linux installers for some games. I have never experienced problems with Slackware due to it's, yes it's a cliche, clean and simple nature. You just gotta know what you're doing.
Stallman has got nothing to do with it. Slackware is not even considered truly free by him as it's taking a more practical approach.

If you can't take the heat, then shut the hell up

And you my friend. Try not to sound so bitter.

Added: that blog you mentioned is actually quite funny. Thanks for the link.

Edited 2010-02-07 13:30 UTC

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