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Stickin' with RedHat here.

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To be blunt, all things Windows suck. It only has the advantage in gaming and even then it can't hold a candle an Xbox or the upcoming PS3 and Wii consoles.

MS has way too many sheeple suckin on the teet. It is just a money factory that produces bloatware.
Vista is the best OS ever!

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That's what I thought.

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Name five things it'll do that Linux won't.

That's what I thought.
1. Suck money out of thin-air.
2. Exit programs without being commanded.
3. Make you completely dependent on some software nazi in Redmon.
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1. Suck money out of thin-air.
2. Exit programs without being commanded.
3. Make you completely dependent on some software nazi in Redmon.
I would add:
4. Instill every corporate entity to stand up its own IT Nazi organization to prevent anyone from being more productive by using other than M$ software or truly computer literate.
5. Recruit anti-Nazi, resistance fighters who create and promulgate through Al Gore's internet media all kind of software viruses, worms and trojans..horses.

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I've never understood the desire to demean another o/s. I can only cite elitism. Linux has but a measly share in market for a very valid reason and it's not because Bill Gates has satanic powers.

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Actually in the world of serious servers and enterprise applications Linux and other UNIX variants still command a LOT of respect and market. The only thing Microsoft's enterprise servers offer that the others can't is convention. The only real product Microsoft has is that they were able to manufacture themselves as the "standard".

And of course they're willing to train IT experts to work on their closed-source proprietary server platforms - for huge sums of money (have you priced a MSCE course lately?) I have to hand it to them for brilliant marketing, but as far as PRODUCT goes, theirs really isn't all that special. In fact, it's pretty mediocre.

FWIW, my Linux-based server running at home has run rock-solid since I put it online and I think I've rebooted it twice in as many years (both for hardware upgrades - no crashes). A friend of mine claims his has been up nonstop for six years without a hiccup, but I can't vouch for that - but I believe it's certainly possible. Show me any Windoze-based system that'll do that.

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Market Share IS The Answer To All Questions


Linux is 0.40% of the Other category. I wonder why that is?

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Isn't there some European initiative to move to Linux and open-source software apps?

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