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TechNewsWorld: The Future of the PC

Jan 25, 2005, 04:00 (11 Talkback[s])
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"Competence is king with Linux, and those that lack that competence have found it difficult to install, maintain, secure and use the system.

"The first true commercial desktop version of Linux was from Lindows, now called Lenovo [sic]. From a distance the product looks a lot like Windows, and many things even seem to work the same way. However, this is a hardware-driven distribution, and if you want a decent game or third-party application to run on it, you have to use an emulator. Emulators are getting better, but they still consume about 40 percent of your available performance..."

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