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Comment: Consumers Hate Change (Score 3, Insightful) 1243

by stevestrike (#22458442) Attached to: Why Linux Doesn't Spread - the Curse of Being Free
I've tried to setup several small offices with OpenOffice. Within a week or two, they are screaming for their Excel and Word. It's not that they hate free, they hate change! If it doesn't look and behave exactly like they are used to, they won't invest the time to learn a new product.

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