"Most anyone in the free and open source software realm can tell
you not only that Linux is better than Windows, but also that it is
an optimal alternative to the closed-source and proprietary
operating system from Microsoft. Anyone at a Linux-oriented event
or group can assure you that you have no need or even legitimate
reason to continue using commercial operating systems nowadays.
"Indeed, GNU and Linux have radically transformed software
development and systems administration in practice and in culture,
but to replace Windows broadly, it is essential to accommodate the
influx of commercial software refugees..."