[ILUG-BOM] Re: Linux vs Windows as my selection.
vinayak_hegde at antispam
Wed Nov 13 16:33:51 IST 2002
Amish Munshi writes:
> These are the practical reason why I have selected Linux as my OS.
> Windows :
> The only plus being is that it is easier to use. (no one will deny
Windows is definitely not easy to use. Unless u like BSODs. Familiarity
is another matter though.
> Linux :
> No Viruses.
A few viruses do exist but they work only on default configs. The damage
they do is severely crippled due to Linux's security architecture.
> Technically correct.
Not always. A few bugs do exist in linux/OSS softwares.It is only that they
fixed very very soon. and may I add they are generally not as threatening
as wide open holes u find in non-OSS softwares.
> Non - microsoft product (so it is out of dirt cheap politics)
> More flexible.
> I hold a prestigious place in my friend circle when I say that I
> know linux, since everyone knows that it is not that widely used so I got
> to be different.
you will soon outgrow linux (probably though i hope not :)) ) if that is the
reason if you moved to linux. linux is cool. but the "in-things" change
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