Re: [dev] Linux sucks!

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2011 10:52:42 +0200

On 29 October 2011 10:35, Christoph Lohmann <> wrote:
> This whole discussion is missing an important fact, where Windows
> is losing for years now: It's porn.
> Just imagine the average porn user, which now shifted its usage
> to the web. Well, in average it needs three months to get such a
> Windows PC infected by something, which cannot be eradicted and
> is not intended to be eradicted, because the Windows developers
> don't grasp what they have produced. So the only solution is to
> reinstall the whole thing, which means the hassle of trying to
> find the Windows CD, the registration key, updating everything
> for hours, shouting at the computer for having to reboot the 10th
> time in row, just to get a small update into the system and in all
> the hassle of avoiding bloat, by clicking the right boxes in in-
> stallation routines, which you have to go through and to see how
> bad a copy routine can be implemented, you forget time and space.
> (Maybe that's the religious element of Windows.) In the end you
> waste at least two days for the artificial installation and click-
> ing gangbangs a Windows PC needs. Of course this can be automated,
> but who wants to go through the hassle of installing the Microsoft
> pimp software? Harddrive cloning? Activation problems? Reinstall-
> ation issues? After three months all of this again? No way!
> Well, and there is Linux and Ubuntu as respective »get something
> up for the end user« distribution. You simply install it and can
> automate it using regular fast migration methods, like rsync,
> disc cloning, backups etc., which you use regulary in your daily
> non-Windows world. But then you don't really need to do this.
> The Ubuntu installations the »average users« around me are using
> didn't break during porn usage for more than two years.
> Concluding from this double-blind multi-centric clinical study
> (n=4): Windows is going to die, if they don't change their market
> strategy. They are keeping themselves in their niche of so called
> »professional software«, but this won't last for long. The natural
> paradigm of the free porn market won't wait for Microsoft.

Thanks for this excellent remark.

Received on Sat Oct 29 2011 - 10:52:42 CEST

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