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What If All the World Ran Linux?

Postby JonM33 on Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:27 am

http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/a ... linux.html

I don't agree with anything that the writer says. Malware would take a hit? If everyone ran Linux then what OS do you think hackers would write malware for? Worldwide savings? No, because that requires OPEN SOURCE. Some, such as SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED), are not free.

Better software? Well, then I might agree there. If Linux had the same quality of developers and QA that Windows software has then there would be a LOT better software...for Linux. I think that's an admittance that current Linux software is lacking.
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Re: What If All the World Ran Linux?

Postby jesica on Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:42 am

nice one, I saw it
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Re: What If All the World Ran Linux?

Postby tdockery97 on Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:44 am

I for one hope Linux never "catches on" in the sense you and others discuss. As long as we are considered a sliver of the pie, we remain an unworthy target for the nasties out there. There will always be enough of us to enjoy the fellowship of legally sharing software. If you think it's a waste of time JonM33, and doesn't have a much to offer as Windows, I'm sure your buddies on the Windows forums are waiting for you.
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Re: What If All the World Ran Linux?

Postby monkeyboy on Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:47 am

What If All the World Ran Linux? All the Window trolls would be homeless.
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Re: What If All the World Ran Linux?

Postby willie42 on Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:49 am

tdockery97 wrote:I for one hope Linux never "catches on" in the sense you and others discuss. As long as we are considered a sliver of the pie, we remain an unworthy target for the nasties out there. There will always be enough of us to enjoy the fellowship of legally sharing software. If you think it's a waste of time JonM33, and doesn't have a much to offer as Windows, I'm sure your buddies on the Windows forums are waiting for you.



I agree with Tdockery97. We would have more peace in the world today :D
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Re: What If All the World Ran Linux?

Postby colyn on Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:56 am

monkeyboy wrote:What If All the World Ran Linux? All the Window trolls would be homeless.



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Re: What If All the World Ran Linux?

Postby JonM33 on Thu Dec 23, 2010 8:07 am

tdockery97 wrote:I for one hope Linux never "catches on" in the sense you and others discuss. As long as we are considered a sliver of the pie, we remain an unworthy target for the nasties out there. There will always be enough of us to enjoy the fellowship of legally sharing software. If you think it's a waste of time JonM33, and doesn't have a much to offer as Windows, I'm sure your buddies on the Windows forums are waiting for you.


I'm defending LInux in this thread.

Get off your Windows hating high horse already.
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Re: What If All the World Ran Linux?

Postby cliste on Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:36 am

tdockery97 wrote:I for one hope Linux never "catches on" in the sense you and others discuss. As long as we are considered a sliver of the pie, we remain an unworthy target for the nasties out there. There will always be enough of us to enjoy the fellowship of legally sharing software. If you think it's a waste of time JonM33, and doesn't have a much to offer as Windows, I'm sure your buddies on the Windows forums are waiting for you.


In fairness you'd probably move to OpenBSD, this keeping both 'coolness' and an obscure system protected from Malware!
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