"Seriously? Who gives a rats ass anymore? Last I looked CNET and ZDMedia were talking about the demise of the desktop at the hands of mobile hardware. My lab teacher told us in 1986 that miniaturization was the wave of the future and battery…"
"Of course they're willing to pay. But how do they know Photoshop is the superior product? They don't. They assume it because Adobe is a trusted brand. Why do so few bother to try GIMP despite that it's free, even…"
"Oh, I can't disagree with you at all about how hostile Microsoft has been to Linux. I had problems with first setting up my machine as multiboot. I run a (yes, increasingly antiquated) HP G56 machine and the partitioning system that came…"
"I used to do volunteer service work at an Einstein Bros coffee shop in St. Louis that was operated by the downtown Marriott hotel. I was good friends of the store manager and I could use the machines without prior purchase and often from store open…"
"Thanks. What do I owe you?
"Say your computer is acting extremely weird"
That's the problem. My only known exposure to bot-nets was when I got a new boarder and I noticed my upload traffic going through the roof. I ran a couple of…"
"I think one of the main reasons is the expertise in one's social circle. When my daughter has problems with her Windows machine, her first call is to me, and I almost always can help. If she was running some variation on UNIX, she'd have…"
"That's a very good case for it being MY fault that functions fall over - not the designers, which I would never deny.
Every time I try to explain one of these problems, I tell my son what I did, followed by a long pause, followed by,…"
"I think the major vulnerability of either type of machine has become the user, not the hardware or OS. Experts say both are doing a good job of keeping vulnerabilities out of their systems. The two weaknesses are that the bad guys concentrate on…"
"Just upgraded to Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and remain thankful each day for that guy in Belgium (?) who invented Linux a couple decades ago.
It's a no brainer to remain w/ Linux when all aspects are considered. "