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LXer: Are You Replacing Windows with GNU/Linux?

Dec 06, 2005, 04:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Don Parris)

[ Thanks to Tom Adelstein for this link. ]

"Have you replaced Windows with GNU/Linux on your computer(s)? That was the simple question I raised on a couple of listservs recently. Granted, it was a straw poll--by definition not the most scientific polling method available. I could have asked more questions, included restraints, etc. to create a scientific poll. Still, my question brought some very interesting, though not always surprising, results. I recently suggested that Windows is currently facing obsolescence in a free-market economy. This straw poll demonstrates why, anecdotally speaking.

"First, let's get the scientific pollster hoopla out of the way. I did not seek to create a scientific poll..."

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