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Linux Needs to Try Harder if it Wants to Catch Vista

Nov 22, 2007, 05:00 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Gould)

[ Thanks to AlexGr for this link. ]

"There has been a meme going around in the Linux world that Vista is really a dog and that Microsoft is only managing to make its numbers by jamming the new OS down the throats of unwilling customers. Now I admit I don't use Vista and haven't spent a lot of time benchmarking it against Ubuntu or Mac OS X or any of the other non-Microsoft alternatives...

"But I don't have to use Vista to know that it's a lot more than a dog of an OS. Microsoft's recently reported revenue and profit numbers for its September quarter amply prove that Vista doesn't say 'Woof! Woof!' when you boot it up..."

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