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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> No apologies for Microsoft Windows
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>> | Recently I've had some discussion with colleagues about Mac OS X,
>> | Windows, and Linux in comparison to each other. Generally, I've found
>> | that most people agree that Mac OS X is more stable than Windows, and
>> | those that are familiar with Linux feel that it too is more stable than
>> | Windows. But after that being said, they come back with an apology for
>> | Microsoft stating that they (Microsoft) have to get Windows to run on
>> | fragmented hardware
> Linux works better than micoshaft and appil with fragmented hardware:
> How to attempt to create a bug with Ubuntu
> Step 1. Install Ubuntu on a random PC.
> Step 2. Remove the Ubuntu hard drive.
> Step 3. Walk to a different PC with different motherboard, graphics card,
> network card, monitor, mouse, keyboard, bluetooth, wifi,
> chipset, printer, webcam and audio system.
> Step 4. Connect PC direct to the internet without a firewall or router.
> Just to make life difficult, connect the PC to the dsl modem
> through the USB instead of the ethernet.
> Step 5. Plug in Ubuntu hard drive.
> Step 6. Press the power button and boot straight back into Linux.
> 20 to 40 seconds to boot with modern PC and start browsing internet
> and finish downloading first google page.
> So, OK I admit that wouldn't have generated a bug - it will all boot
> without incident. So next up is some deliberate vandalism and sabotage.
> Lets yank out the internet cable and then run firefox.
> Err... nope - no failure - firefox is still working!!!!
> Its still working if you live in London (or any major UK city)
> and you have a wifi on your PC/netbook and you are signed
> up for BT Openzone. They have 2.8 million wifi sites around
> all the major cities and towns:
Do you think it's related to their Fon deal?
>> | , whereas Apple standardizes the hardware and can
>> | therefore provide a more stable operating system for it, because there
>> | aren't nearly as many variations in hardware configurations.
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~~ Best of wishes
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