phoronix.com: As I alluded to recently, the second round of Windows 7 vs. Linux benchmarks -- with the first round consisting of Is Windows 7 Actually Faster Than Ubuntu 10.04 and Mac OS X vs. Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu benchmarks. In this article we are mainly looking at the workstation.
theinquirer.net: Even after dumping support for Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2), the Vole is still finding it hard to get people to move off Windows XP and onto Windows 7.
zdnet.co.uk/blogs: One of the highly debated subjects with Windows and Linux is with device support. The two have different methods of how drivers are created and implemented into the operating system.
theregister.co.uk: When the mouthpiece of American capitalism calls a company a dog, it's time to re-evaluate that company's chances.
pcworld.com: A happy customer might tell someone. An unhappy customer tells everyone. Converting to Linux before taking a dose of reality might make you a very unhappy customer. Linux isn't for everyone-yet.
toolbox.com/blogs: The thing with operating systems, any operating system, is that they have logic errors. In other words they have bugs. The most important thing is how does the operating system handle this crash.
it.toolbox.com: I would have thought that this issue had been dead and buried however, unfortunately there are still those out there who believe that installing software is easier under windows than under Linux. Let me tell you right now, it is not!
infoworld.com: Last week Microsoft reported amazing results for the quarter ending June 30, 2010. Where's the beef? That's what I want to know.
blogbeebe.blogspot: There is a tradition amongst the hard-core Linux aficionados to extol Linux's various virtues as a list of 10 or more reasons to substitute (as in "dump") an existing Windows installation with Linux. One very recent list caught my eye over the weekend, published by no less an august publication than PCWorld. Let's consider all ten points.
computerworld.com: A computer that monitored drilling operations on the Deepwater Horizon had been freezing with a "blue screen of death" prior to the explosion that sank the oil rig last April.
theinquirer.net: OPEN SOURCE seems to be getting some flippancy from software giant Microsoft and the organisation's attitude is not too welcome in some quarters.
katonda.com: Microsoft is reportedly working on the next version of Windows -- dubbed as Windows 8. Will that mean more hardware woes and vendor locked features. No one knows if your current machine will run on Windows 8 or not.
thelinuxblog.com: I guess I’m one of the lucky ones that gets to use Linux at work. The kicker is, I need Windows to do part of my work so I have two machines. After a recent power outage, I needed to boot both machines this morning. So, I thought I’d document what I did before Windows booted.
groklaw.net: When did Microsoft know about SCO's plan to attack Linux, and when did it know it? And was it a force behind it? We've long wondered. Certainly there have been indications that it was.
distrocheck.wordpress: So i’ve been using Windows 7 for a couple of months now, I was forced to do so for certain software. I have developed a wow/crap relationship with it.
redmondmag.com: Microsoft touted its operating system interoperability partnership with Novell on Monday, saying that more than 500 customers have signed up since the program began more than three years ago.
computerweekly.com/blogs: It's easy to forget that Microsoft is a software company. Given our near ubiquitous exposure to the Windows operating system (OS), many people don't think of an OS as software in quite the same way as an application - or "app" as it is increasingly becoming known. Of course Microsoft is a software company. What does Microsoft think of open source?
jeffhoogland.blogspot: I use Ubuntu on all my personal computers and I even recommend it to friends. I am starting to think maybe I shouldn't though, because it is obvious:
- Microsoft legal foes withdraw EU complaint
- Windows XP netbooks are officially an endangered species… again
- Microsoft explains mystery Firefox extension, "fixes" upd
arstechnica.com: "Microsoft has vast resources, literally billions of dollars in cash, or liquid assets reserves. Microsoft is an incredibly successful empire built on the premise of market dominance with low-quality goods."