BBC: Microsoft experiments with XP, could drive users to Linux
Apr 20, 2001, 12:00 (51 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Ward)
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"Making sweeping changes to Windows to combat piracy, aid
industry partners and help Microsoft move to a new way of doing
business could irritate anyone adopting the software."
"Some believe the changes create so many obstacles that many
users will be driven to alternative operating systems, such as
Linux, that give them more freedom...."
"Disgruntled customers could turn to the Linux operating system
and use Win4Lin or Wine software to run their old Windows
applications on top of this rival software."
- John Dvorak: The Jinx(Apr 20, 2001)
- PC Magazine: Comparing Windows XP, Mac OS X, and Red Hat Linux/Nautilus(Apr 20, 2001)
- ZDNet: The thrill in the eXPerience is gone(Apr 18, 2001)
- technofile: Windows 95, Windows 2000 and the little secret Microsoft doesn't want you to know
(Apr 07, 2001)
- ZDNet AnchorDesk: Embed Linux, and put Microsoft on the desktop...(Mar 29, 2001)
- ZDNet News: Will penguins rule? Not any time soon(Mar 12, 2001)
- Wired: Windows XP Can Secure Music(Feb 15, 2001)
- eWeek: Microsoft fights resistance to XP; must regain embedded share, counter Linux in enterprise(Feb 12, 2001)