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Old 01-26-2013, 12:00 PM   #1
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Linux & Windows 8: So Far the Penguin Is Ahead


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Linux & Windows 8: So Far the Penguin Is Ahead;
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There’s no real way to compare how the various desktop Linux distros are doing against Windows 8, Microsoft’s newly crowned flagship product, since Linux isn’t offered preinstalled in any meaningful way by the major OEMs. What we do know is that the new Windows would seem to be failing to excite buyers; folks haven’t been rushing to the big box stores to purchase new desktops or laptops running the new operating system.
Will 2013 finally be the Year of Linux?;
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There has been some debate and consideration in recent years about when the Linux gaming platform will officially gain ground? Critics and market skeptics have wondered when it will really take off and it will be Linux’s turn to procure large portions of the market share. New games and gaming consoles geared toward this system have left many asserting that 2013 will finally be the “year of Linux.” But why?

Controversy

In the past, it seemed that those who were promoting and predicting the role of Linux were not aware of what problems it had. Disasters such as losing iD Software faltering in its support of the company and Epic Games infighting made the path to success difficult. The question of where the Linux desktop platform and software would fit in has also been called into question in the past. Yet, these controversies have seemed to subside and the key to Linux success is being predicted not on the desktop per se but in the gaming world. It is in the games that Linux is ready to make its mark in the coming year.

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Old 01-26-2013, 02:42 PM   #2
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Of course the penguin is ahead, all the users drive it ahead...the "other one" is dying...did'nt ya see the vultures circling above? And...dont blame the tablets...
 
Old 01-26-2013, 06:42 PM   #3
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Personally for me, linux has always been ahead of windows...

I agree Thor, the vultures are flying over Redmond and Steve Ballmer is losing more hair.
 
Old 01-27-2013, 07:34 AM   #4
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I agree Thor, the vultures are flying over Redmond and Steve Ballmer is losing more hair.
LOL! I could'nt have put it better myself
 
  


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