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The Twisting Path To Linux

Oct 02, 2009, 23:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

"So Bill settles in with his new computer, but something bothered him about it. He couldn't get the fonts to look right, he didn't like the available color combinations and he found that making the computer do what he wanted entailed either downloading third-party software or purchasing said software.

"Bill did what most Windows Users do when they are not sure how to proceed.

"He called Microsoft.

"Go ahead...groan, it's ok. I did too.

"Bill was summarily told to call Acer...it was their problem. Since there was nothing "wrong" with the operating system, the ball was in Acer's court, not theirs. He called and searched until he found the right number for their support...the support that deals with new and warrantied computers."

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