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Old 10-07-2017, 03:25 AM   #1
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Why Linux and its Sofwares are so much more valuable than MS Windows ones?


Hello,

The true beauty of opensource is just much more than a software.

Free gnu softwares, which are developed on an opensource platform, can
be kept maintained, improved, and even ported to higher versions of operating systems.

The code, which has been made, can be kept, preserved, used, and studied.

Applications, old or not, outdated or the most recent ones, can be compiled at any time. An operating systems, with open source code, can be used at any time in the future.

MS Windows, you pay, you pay, and you pay for someone making softwares for you, so that you are closely again bound to pay. A bit like drugs... Bill is your drug dealer, many many companies are in this schema.

Hopefully Opensource, Linux, Linux softwares,... will be kept to be further developed!
 
Old 10-07-2017, 05:24 AM   #2
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Hello,

The true beauty of opensource is just much more than a software.

Free gnu softwares, which are developed on an opensource platform, can
be kept maintained, improved, and even ported to higher versions of operating systems.

The code, which has been made, can be kept, preserved, used, and studied.

Applications, old or not, outdated or the most recent ones, can be compiled at any time. An operating systems, with open source code, can be used at any time in the future.

MS Windows, you pay, you pay, and you pay for someone making softwares for you, so that you are closely again bound to pay. A bit like drugs... Bill is your drug dealer, many many companies are in this schema.
Didn't people here already know this? I think you'll find it's why a lot of members use open-source/FOSS software in the first place.

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Hopefully Opensource, Linux, Linux softwares,... will be kept to be further developed!
Why would it not be? Why would the likes of HP, IBM, Intel, just to name few, bother with Linux/FOSS software otherwise? What is the point of this thread?
 
Old 10-07-2017, 06:18 AM   #3
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There is a difference, you don't ever own a Microsoft product, you only have a licence to use it, if you pay their 'ransom'.

FOSS is totally different, you can do what you want with it, it is yours to play with - what's not to like.
 
Old 10-07-2017, 06:23 AM   #4
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What is the point of this thread?
Poetry.

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Western culture, which was influenced by Shakespeare, Milton, and the Romantic poets, had a pronounced tendency to think of poems as ornate, elaborate creations made by a few men of genius. Chinese culture, influenced by the anonymity of the Shih Ching, had a tendency to think of poems as something written by common humanity for the eyes of other humans.
 
Old 10-07-2017, 06:43 AM   #5
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Poetry.
Yeah, I can't think of any better answer. I tried to give you some rep for it, but it says "You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to Michael Uplawski again."

bugger!
 
Old 10-07-2017, 06:45 AM   #6
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One source implies 2/3 to 98% of the InternetCloudWWW is Linux. openstack&all
 
Old 10-07-2017, 06:52 AM   #7
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98% of the InternetCloudWWW is Linux.
You call that a recommendation ? Shiver.
 
Old 10-07-2017, 06:55 AM   #8
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Didn't people here already know this? I think you'll find it's why a lot of members use open-source/FOSS software in the first place.



Why would it not be? Why would the likes of HP, IBM, Intel, just to name few, bother with Linux/FOSS software otherwise? What is the point of this thread?
Well, many companies haven't heard about free, opensource, sofwares, because they continue to use Microsoft Windows.

see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usage_...rating_systems
 
Old 10-07-2017, 07:09 AM   #9
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Well, many companies haven't heard about free, opensource, sofwares, because they continue to use Microsoft Windows.

see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usage_...rating_systems
I already have read that.
 
Old 10-07-2017, 07:20 AM   #10
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You call that a recommendation ? Shiver.
Agreed: ICT over-run by 'incompetents'
https://www.itwire.com/open-sauce/80...have-made.html
 
Old 10-08-2017, 11:43 AM   #11
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Agreed: ICT over-run by 'incompetents'
https://www.itwire.com/open-sauce/80...have-made.html

The major mistake of tech firms is firstly to install Microsoft Windows on any computers.
Apple computers are strangers for ITs. They might have heard of once.

Linux or BSD, tech firms have never heard of opensource OS.

Anyhow they are using GITHUB, so, likely they are one some innovation technological roads, funded on their reliable Microsoft OS.
 
Old 10-08-2017, 11:53 AM   #12
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Linux or BSD, tech firms have never heard of opensource OS.
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Beg to differ; is that why the likes of HP, IBM, Intel, Google just to name a few, employ people to work on the Linux kernel??

Edit:

Is that also why Google and Facebook (to name just a few once again) run on Linux?

Last edited by jsbjsb001; 10-08-2017 at 12:49 PM. Reason: typo/additions
 
Old 10-08-2017, 12:15 PM   #13
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Beg to differ; is that why the likes of HP, IBM, Intel, Google just to name a few, employ people to work on the Linux kernel??
Only ones. There aren't many companies using Linux. Most developers (population/stats) are on Microsoft Windows.
 
Old 10-08-2017, 12:49 PM   #14
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Only ones. There aren't many companies using Linux. Most developers (population/stats) are on Microsoft Windows.
And you get this information from where??????????? Your wrong.
 
Old 10-08-2017, 02:03 PM   #15
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Poetry.
Yep...and folks, don't feed the trolls. This thread is much in the same vein as others in the past:
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...es-4175590057/
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...ux-4175588028/
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...et-4175591998/
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...ee-4175600556/
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...ok-4175589888/
 
  


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