Windows-free for two months

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| In short, my Ubuntu experience has been a good one. Very good in fact. After
| showing my girlfriend Amarok, she wanted it. Please Amarok, don’t release the
| Windows version before I convert her to Ubuntu. Thanks.


Fun: Windows vs. Linux for toasters

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| Windows VTT 2008 natively contains drivers for toasters that are based on
| many heat-generating processors like latest AMToast and new Core Toast Duo.
| Other toasters may be used with special drivers included into upcoming
| Toasting Plus! pack. Microsoft recommends that VTT 2007 only be used with MS
| SlicedBread(tm). A Microsoft spokesman said, "VTT still contains a few issues
| that make it incompatible with other brands. We should have a service pack to
| resolve these problems within six months".


Survey Says … Linux Desktop Is Ever More Popular

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| The first thing we can say about the Linux desktop in 2007 is that there are
| more users than ever. The Linux Foundation 2006 survey had fewer than 10,000
| people signing in. This year more than 20,000 Linux desktop users reported
| in.

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| Okay, now lets tie this all back in together. Novell claimed several months
| back in a video ad that Desktop Linux users accounted for upwards of
| 30,000,000 different people. That's 30 million. Recent statements made by
| some Novell representatives indicate that they expect there are upwards of
| 50,000,000 Desktop Linux users. Microsoft has never contested the number of
| Desktop Linux users, and if anything the deal Microsoft signed with Novell
| was tacit agreement that Microsoft believed those numbers to be accurate.

Linux Users Base More Than doubled Over Last One Year: Survey

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| The number of Linux users has more than doubled over the last one year, says
| a new survey by The survey also said Ubuntu remains their
| Linux distribution of choice. *

Survey: Desktop Linux use grows

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|, which is a Web site devoted to, obviously, desktop Linux,
| has finished a survey that found more than a doubling of Linux desktop users
| in the past year. *

Desktop Linux on the Rise, Linux Foundation Reports

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| For starters, almost 20,000 self-selected users filled out this year's survey
| compared with fewer than 10,000 in 2006's survey.
| [...]
| In those businesses and organizations that have deployed Linux desktops, 39.5
| percent are running Linux on more than half of their machines.