Why? Because the level of skill required to crack a Unix-like OS is much higher than that needed for a Microsoft OS. Further, properly configured Unix-like systems are much more robust than Microsoft systems. Were Military forces using properly configured and properly secured Unix or Linux systems we would not see items like these below . . . → Read More: Open Source: Why Military Forces Should Use Linux
If you are a Linux protagonist who has been around as long as, or longer than, I have, you have seen responses like these over and over as to why Linux distributions will never go mainstream on the PC desktop:
“Linux will always remain a niche platform because it does not have a native release . . . → Read More: Open Source: Niche Markets, Linux and Microsoft
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I will start this off by adding, “… with the exception of some wireless chip sets and high end graphics cards.” to . . . → Read More: Linux Hardware Support Better Than Windows 7
Note: The article at “AptiQuant” referred to for this story is probably a hoax. See this article at BBC News. Then compare the AptiQuant “team” with the team at Central Test based in France. A look at the domain record for the AptiQuant site shows an address that does not appear to exist. In my . . . → Read More: Are You Smart? Then You Probably Do Not Use IE!
What do I mean “… Since 1985″? Go here for a timeline of Microsoft Windows: A history of Windows – Microsoft Windows
I am a Unix / Linux guy writing this article out of sheer frustration, so if one does not like pointed, accurate ranting about that Not A Unix OS to which one may . . . → Read More: Microsoft Windows – Promoting Mediocrity Since 1985