Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th Aug 2012 20:46 UTC
Linux "For years now, Linux has been a black sheep standing in the shadow of Apple and Microsoft. Despite having a fervent and enthusiastic following, the operating system hasn't been able to grab a sizable share of the computing market and has instead been content to subsist on the customers that come away dissatisfied with the mainstream competition. But that may be about to change. With the release of Microsoft Windows 8 on the horizon, some are saying Linux may have a great opportunity to steal a significant share of the market away from Microsoft, allowing it to finally take the helm as a major operating system service provider." This has to stop, and the only reason I'm linking to this nonsense is to make this very clear: Linux will not magically conquer the desktop or even make any significant gains because of Windows 8. People who don't like Windows 8 (Vista) will continue to use Windows 7 (Windows XP). This is getting so tiring. And does it even matter? Linux is winning big time in the mobile space, server space, and countless other spaces. The desktop is and always has been irrelevant to Linux.
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RE[5]: X Sucks
by Soulbender on Wed 29th Aug 2012 01:15 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: X Sucks"
Soulbender
Member since:
2005-08-18

Derp, why would I use such a similar name if I wanted to pretend to be someone else?


Learn to take a joke or at least come up with a witty reply. You could learn something from some of your fellow Windows users.

I no longer go by .NET jerkface because I no longer feel like giving MS a free endorsement.


It was nt_jerkface, not .net_jerkface.

I've even linked to my blog in some posts with this account, go look in my history if you don't believe me.


I have better things to do, like picking my nose or watching "Night of the Ghouls".

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RE[6]: X Sucks
by ze_jerkface on Wed 29th Aug 2012 04:03 in reply to "RE[5]: X Sucks"
ze_jerkface Member since:
2012-06-22


It was nt_jerkface, not .net_jerkface.


Thanks I know my nick and what it stood for.

The nick was originally .net jerkface. You can verify that through Google instead of continuing to make weird assumptions.

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