"Unless you use an Apple Mac--or you're a particularly dedicated
geek--your computer almost certainly runs a version of Microsoft
Windows. There's little choice in the matter; almost all consumer
PCs come with Windows already installed. Can you be bothered to
"But now, this stranglehold has been broken. Dell, one of the
global giants that supplies businesses and homes with PCs, is
selling some of its PCs with Linux, a rival operating system,
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