Windows vs Linux: a modern desktop comparison 15200
Except it's even easier to achieve with ANY OTHER OS.
Windows vs Linux: a modern desktop comparison 15201
DFS poked his little head through the XP firewall and said: Even easier. For all that work you did, you could simply install Linux. Actually, shows you don't know...
Just run it and do nothing to change your behavior.
OTOH, WinDOS requires you to constantly audit your own behavior so that you won't inadvertently trigger a stealth application to be run and then run amok.
You should NEVER have to worry about some bikini picture melting your PC (hardware or software).
That is not at all simple.
Linux is faster than XP on identical hardware.
It can come in quite handy when XP decides to hide information or options from you.
Sometimes you only need half an butt. With Microsoft, you don't even have the option of PAYING for such apps anymore. Everyone is basically forced to use the WP5 style elephant gun.
What's loaded by the OEM covers very little in the way of functionality.
Windows vs Linux: a modern desktop comparison 15202
These days, making the transition is geing much easier, and most modern Linux distributions can be made functional on most Windows...
This cannot be demonstrated. The most you can honestly claim is that the majority of users TOLERATE Windows.
That's the PC standard.
WinDOS really has nothing to do with it.
It's the cloning of the IBM PC that has created this industry that you choose to be a fanboy of.
Billy Boy did no such thing.
That path was blazed by the likes of Phoenix, Compaq and Dell.
-- The best OS in the world is ultimately useless if it is controlled by a Tramiel, Jobs or Gates.
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