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____/ JeffM on Wednesday 13 Jul 2011 01:16 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>|Linux Desktop articles are all over the place.
> Just in time for all those XP licenses that will expire.
> ...and I can't wait to see the faces of the masses
> when those XP activation servers are taken offline
> and that "reinstall" of Windoze just lays there, bloated and lifeless.
> Y'think that in the middle of hard times
> everyone will just throw out their still-working hardware?
> Sounds like a good place to put an OS that still has support.
> ...and, of course, the first time that a former Windoze user
> sees a package manager in action, it kinda blows his mind.
> Not having to worry about anti-this and anti-that
> leaves those folks a little rattled too.
> What I'm wondering is if M$ will do like they did with Win9x
> where there was an infection that they simply didn't want to fix
> so they simply moved up the EoL date.
Linux is commonly explored by those whose machine gets infested by viruses. If
they find out that it's actually Windows' fault, they may try something
~~ Best of wishes
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