"I hear this all the time. Linux will never catch on because
it's not like Windows. By following this logic, Mac should have
gone asunder many, many years ago. It has not.
"With that said, this article is going to overlook the
differences between Windows/Mac versus Linux in any way that is not
relevant. I'm sorry, Linux is neither of those operating systems,
and it doesn't try to be them. Simply being different does not make
it inferior, so arguments based solely on "I can't do press
ctrl+alt+delete in Linux, so it's garbage" won't fly.
"...I honestly believed that after awhile, I would want Windows
back, as had always happened. That wasn't the case this time,
however. Everything has worked perfectly on my system. Everything
has worked perfectly on my ten-year-old brother's system, which is
a 1999 Thinkpad. I don't miss anything, because I'm not having to
live without anything--except random crashes and a slow system and
mandatory updates and trojans and adware and spyware and