I hope People don't look at it as a bash on their beloved LINUX. I'm working with it it here at my Office and trying to get applicability but its tough slog. By the Way this is for a Desktop replacement, mostly for Knowldege workers and call centers. We already use it for some of our servers where it Makes sense. Our company does major Financial/Insurance stuff and Windows based software totally 0wns this world.
Mostly for the aforementioned points (except for games of course). No matter which flavor I've tried (Currently playing with NLD and SUSE) its always seems more hassle than the amount of effort I put into it. Of course I know it will pay off eventually, the price points will eventually be too much for our managment to ignore. But the reality is while LINUX is Cheap a LINUX guy isn't. While the Software is Cheap it doesn't always work and the standard "Check the User Groups" answer does not cut it in my world.
I like LINUX, I want it to succeed. But as you pointed out, calling me or my users lazy, inept etc. and then tell me how bad Windows is is not going to win over converts. Its the old Attracting with Sugar than Salt principle and LINUX folks I have dealt with are a rather Salty lot.
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