[Novalug] Microsoft to open stores next to Apple stores + Illogical M$ fan
william at trilug.org
Thu Jul 16 13:23:02 EDT 2009
Why would you *want* a Linux version of iTunes when Amarok is so much
nicer? And even then a lot of Windows software runs just fine under wine
And from the gaming PoV, why keep upgrading your PC every 6 months if
you're going to get (most of) the same games on a game console that you
can hook up to your big flat screen TV?
On Thu, 16 Jul 2009, Stephen Cicirelli wrote:
> Eh, he probably means games. He's got a PS3 and a Wii, so he's probably a
> pretty hardcore gamer and getting new high end games to work on Linux is
> difficult at best.
> Is there a Linux version of iTunes?
> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Bonnie Dalzell <bdalzell at qis.net> wrote:
>> Here is an article about Micro$oft planning to open stores next to Apple
>> Here is an illogical comment by Posted by: thatguyalex | 07/15/09 | 11:44
>> 5 years ago I was using Windows XP, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer,
>> Windows Media Player, and Hotmail. Today I used Windows Vista, Open Office,
>> Firefox, VLC and Gmail.
>> It’s almost as if Microsoft should just stick to making OS’s and selling
>> Office to corporate clients.
>> I can’t imagine what I would want to go into a Microsoft store for. An
>> XBOX? (please - I own a PS3 and Wii)…A Zune? (I have two ipods)…an OS? (I
>> will get it whenever I buy a new PC)…
>> It’s not that I am against Microsoft (I’d sooner choke that use Apple’s
>> overrated OS and Linux can’t run anything I want), I just think they fail to
>> understand that most of their products are 2nd rate and people choose them
>> almost by default
>> <end quote>
>> They guy claims that Linux cannot run anything he wants to run yet all the
>> aps he lists as currently being used are available as Linux aps.
>> Do you suppose that this poster does not know that Open Office, Firefox,
>> VLC and Gmail are Linux aps?
>> Of course Linux being open source and in many flavors does not have clever
>> TV ads. :-)
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