The facts don't lie; but liars create their own facts: Linux OS is not not dominating Windows OS, true. The market rejecting Linux is a misdirection - you are only factualizing the bias of all/everyone has rejected Linux; after all Linux fans are part of the market, right? No, you did not say the majority of the market; but instead "the market" like there is such an entity.
As for myself, as part of the market, I am tired of waiting (20 years) for a really decent OS from Windows. I have gone to Linux and I tell you that though Linux is not easy, Linux is not an OS it is "an environment" and I can install Ubuntu and 1200 packages with a command line and go for a few lattes. I want someone to install Windows and 500 applications and come back and tell me what they think of Windows.
I don't know who Linux is not for, but I do know that if you enjoy and demand serious computing capability as an end user look at opensource.
P.S. I looked at Apple and for the price, I don't want to spend 5x+ for a powerful box and run opensource. Seen the price of an i7 cpu on an Apple box with a 24" -30" monitor?
I (caution, metaphor ahead!) drive a masaratti (Linix); so what if 98%+ of "The Market" is driving the Lada. The beauty of "The Market" is that products are sold at various price points; and wtih computers, the price point is really in terms of both dollars & knowledge. So be it.
Late breaking news:
I just came across this nugget:
After the latest Microsoft patch was delivered on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, users began reporting a crippling black screen. The Black Screen of Death causes your PC to seize up and removes everything except, in some cases, a single open My Computer window. So what happened?
Microsoft apparently made changes to the Access Control List (ACL), a list of permissions for a logged-on user. The ACL interacts with registry keys, creating visible desktop features such as a sidebar. However, the latest patches appear to make some changes to those registry keys. The effect is that some installed applications aren't aware of the changes and don't run properly.
[for full story see:http://www.itbusiness.ca/it/client/en/home/news.asp?id=55589]
Linux users have gotten over Microsoft Windows - and this is definitely ahead of "The Market."
Let us not bow to the tyranny of this majority - are you with me Jason?
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