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Old 09-21-2005, 07:50 AM   #1
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Dump your Linux and start saving money for Vista


What a crap article!
 
Old 09-21-2005, 10:14 AM   #2
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Hmmm...
Bookmarks...
*click*
Hardware...
*click*
Tom's Hardware Guide...
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Nothing new there!

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Old 09-21-2005, 11:09 AM   #3
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I remember a similar article when WinXP was released... But no, THIS time will be different - I bet Mickeysoft will get it RIGHT this time!
 
Old 09-21-2005, 11:11 AM   #4
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LMAO
 
Old 09-21-2005, 02:01 PM   #5
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maby microsoft is dying?
 
Old 09-21-2005, 02:28 PM   #6
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I predict that Linux will be taking a much bigger share of the market in two years time. Next year my computer will be only running linux!
 
Old 09-21-2005, 02:39 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by logosys
I remember a similar article when WinXP was released... But no, THIS time will be different - I bet Mickeysoft will get it RIGHT this time!
Partially true, I mean the part about it being similar. Evertime MS comes out with something it is intended to destroy all other's and never does... they did this since the first 95 release but are intensifying because Open Source it becoming more of a threat then they wish to admit.

Windows can release all the OS's and (quote "Killer Apps" /unquote) but it wont change anything. If Linux was not a threat they would not even be mentioning it...

and BTW... It has taken MS many years to realize that it's security is a joke and they are trying to get comsumer confidence back by implimenting many Linux/Unix techniqes.

KC
 
Old 09-21-2005, 03:02 PM   #8
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It has taken MS many years to realize that it's security is a joke and they are trying to get comsumer confidence back by implimenting many Linux/Unix techniqes.
Seems like a great idea. I mean building something on rock solid UNIX security model. But, unfortunately, Microsoft has great history of trying to add something in their own and blow it all in process...
 
Old 09-21-2005, 06:10 PM   #9
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Security doesn't depend entirely in the OS, but Microsoft doesn't take their part seriously. Vista is still expected to run antivirus programs. It will be the same history. We will see those worms and patches. The best security approach involves user's education and it's the one taken by Unix-like OS. The best desktop OS so far that has a good history of security without user's intervention is MacOS. The same is possible with Linux as MacOS is based on FreeBSD. We're reaching this point. MacOS intel-inside will be silently replacing many windows boxes. Threats to Microsoft are coming from everywhere.

Symantec recently said there has been more cracker attacks this year. A true approach to security would bypass the insecure design we've accustomed to deal and these companies would have to seek alternatives.
 
Old 09-21-2005, 07:39 PM   #10
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Tomshardware.com has been a joke since 1999 or so.
 
Old 09-22-2005, 01:19 AM   #11
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Sounds like an article for our good friend futurist .
 
Old 09-22-2005, 02:23 AM   #12
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LOL.
 
Old 09-22-2005, 03:46 PM   #13
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Toms hardware has been a wash since they sold out.......
 
  


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