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Old 10-06-2013, 03:56 PM   #31
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My computer is now Microsoft-free!
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Well, I guess that's not exactly right since Microsoft definitely has some shares in Linux kernel development: [Link]
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Microsoft on rank 7 and 17 in the tables above...

I don't want to fight for Microsoft here but credit where credit is due.
 
Old 10-06-2013, 04:07 PM   #32
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Well, I guess that's not exactly right since Microsoft definitely has some shares in Linux kernel development:
Microsoft on rank 7 and 17 in the tables above...

I don't want to fight for Microsoft here but credit where credit is due.
Guess that explains why Ubuntu already went to H3ll.... Destroy from within....
 
Old 10-06-2013, 04:24 PM   #33
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Guess that explains why Ubuntu already went to H3ll.... Destroy from within....
Eh. Most of Microsoft's contributions pertain to HyperV support, rather than anything that might affect a desktop-oriented Linux distro. I imagine some of it might also pertain to UEFI Secure Boot.
 
  


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