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Linux: You Get What You Paid For (When You Bought Windows)

Jun 04, 2008, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shawn Powers)

"There are many other 'features' that get attributed to Windows and OSX, but I don't think it's fair they get all the credit. Sure, there are more drivers and more commercial software available--but that's really the doing of vendors, not the OS manufacturers. With the advent of Vista and it's hornet's nest of problems, really the only thing Microsoft has going for them is market share. And cash.

"What happens when hardware vendors start installing OEM versions of Linux on more hardware? It's already begun, and although it's happening slowly, it is happening. Think about the advantages OEM vendors have when they choose Linux..."

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