Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 5th Feb 2006 17:10 UTC
Features, Office One of the biggest reasons for many people to switch to a UNIX desktop, away from Windows, is security. It is fairly common knowledge that UNIX-like systems are more secure than Windows. Whether this is true or not will not be up for debate in this short editorial; I will simply assume UNIX-like systems are more secure, for the sake of argument. However, how much is that increased security really worth for an average home user, when you break it down? According to me, fairly little. Here's why.
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by addoula on Sun 5th Feb 2006 20:59 UTC
addoula
Member since:
2005-10-23

If you don't like Unix, just don't use it.
No one is making you using a Unix system (unlike Microsoft with its windows).

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by Lumbergh on Sun 5th Feb 2006 21:18 in reply to "..."
Lumbergh Member since:
2005-06-29

No one is making you using a Unix system (unlike Microsoft with its windows).

Yes, because we all know that Ballmer and Gates are busting into people's houses, Uzis drawn, forcing people to play with Clippy.

By the way, I am "forced" to use Linux for work.

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by sappyvcv on Mon 6th Feb 2006 05:31 in reply to "RE: ..."
sappyvcv Member since:
2005-07-06

As am I.

I'm not sure what his comment is about anyway. If you don't like it, don't use it? Where did anyone say they don't like it... ?

Some of these people seem to be gettnig really offended by this article for no reason.

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