Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 24th Nov 2012 17:52 UTC
Editorial Do you depend on your computer for your living? If so, I'm sure you've thought long and hard about which hardware and software to use. I'd like to explain why I use generic "white boxes" running open source software. These give me a platform I rely on for 100% availability. They also provide a low-cost solution with excellent security and privacy.
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RE[2]: I couldn't agree more
by mbharat on Tue 27th Nov 2012 22:51 UTC in reply to "RE: I couldn't agree more"
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I once swapped memory sticks and changed the video card on my desktop. And the windows xp started asking me to get new license. The original point made by the author is very valid. Windows OS license is tied to the hardware.

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