Microsoft study finds Linux to have no advantage on older hardware

Posted by tadelste on Jan 9, 2006 6:03 PM EDT
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Proponents of the open-sourced GNU/Linux operating system are quick to compare it favorably to Microsoft Windows, citing a series of advantages for their favorite OS. The first one to come up is invariably price, an area where Linux can always claim victory, as US$0 is a difficult target for any closed-source software company to beat. However, price alone is rarely a convincing argument for switching operating systems, so other benefits are quickly put forward.

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I quit reading.... mdl 0 812 Jan 9, 2006 7:02 PM

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