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Head to Head: Windows 7 vs Ubuntu 9.10

Nov 19, 2009, 14:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benny Har-Even)

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"Is there a subject more sensitive for hardcore computer users than the operating system they use? It's one of those subjects that inspires extreme opinion and zealots will be guaranteed to vent their opinions forcefully, and woe betide anyone who disagrees.

"It's with some trepidation then that we pitch the most recently updated flavour of Linux, Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala, against the new mainstream choice that is Windows 7.

"While Windows is only manufactured by one company, there are literally hundreds of flavours of Linux available out there aimed as specific user bases, but a few are dominant. Ubuntu is increasingly become the defacto choice for standard desktop users – simply because a lot of work has been put into making it as easy to use as possible."

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