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Photo: The real reason Linux isn't 'mainstream'

Found this photo from TechDigest via reddit, and it puts a nice, clear visual explanation out there for why Linux is not included in this new 'PC versus Mac' ads that Apple is running:

The problem with Linux

For the record, the dude on the right is computer consultant, Linux enthusiast and COSPlayer Jay Maynard, AKA TronGuy. And yes, that suit does in fact light up. Ladies and gentlemen, the face of Linux.


Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...

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