DesktopLinux: A Vista vs. Linux Matchup--Part 4: Software Wars--Bundled Apps
Feb 22, 2007, 16:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]
"To get you up to speed, here's where we are in my evaluation of
Vista vs. Ubuntu/MEPIS Linux. When we left off, I had the system up
and running in a dual-boot environment.
"In the last episode, the question was how each operating system
would work, or not, with the hardware on my HP Pavilion Media
Center TV m7360n PC. The answer was that neither OS worked
perfectly with the computer, but Ubuntu/MEPIS--yes, the Linux
system--actually worked better with the PC than did Vista. In no
small part, that was because Vista's built-in DRM (digital rights
management) gets in the way of viewing or listening to high-quality
video or music..."