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10 Fundamental Differences Between Linux and Windows

Aug 27, 2008, 13:01 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)


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"#7: Flexibility vs. rigidity

"I always compare Linux (especially the desktop) and Windows to a room where the floor and ceiling are either movable or not. With Linux, you have a room where the floor and ceiling can be raised or lowered, at will, as high or low as you want to make them. With Windows, that floor and ceiling are immovable. You can’t go further than Microsoft has deemed it necessary to go."

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