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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shmerl
Member since:
2010-06-08

What nonsense are you talking about?
I'll just repeat once again for you - you won't understand. For you any ethical problems are "nonsense".

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

I didn't say that.

I am saying you make things which aren't ethical issues, ethical. Therefore because you started with the wrong premise it is nonsense.

Is that clear enough for you?

The fact is you want to make it sound like an ethical issue to drum up support when it really is just someone selling a computer with an operating system on it.

Edited 2012-08-29 17:58 UTC

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