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In economics, they teach you that the definition of "money" is anything that performs the function of money.
The best OS is the one that gets the job done......What is interesting to note is that, for a large portion of the computing public, the choice of OS makes ABSOLUTELY NO DIFFERENCE. And yet, when the Colossus of Redmond issues an update to Windows, people flock to buy it. Why? to be current, to be not left behind...whatever. Did you know you have the choice to use a free OS where there are **free** incremental improvements? "Leave me alone, you kook."
My favorite OS is my Linux/Windows hybrid where everyone is very happy in Linux until they can't figure out how to something and are too lazy to figure it out in Linux so they utter an expletive, reboot to Windows, get the work done, and then hurry back to Linux.......whew!!
This box has three users--2 of whom do not know how to reboot to Windows--and NEVER need to.
Oh, and I don't like polls.......
This question is not Linux specific, therefore it doesn't go in any forum that begins "Linux-". It's not *BSD or any OS specific and it's not Technical at all. So it fits in General. Which is why I moved it here.