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Submission + - Linux - Apparently no more than Office

Cyvros writes: "Linux Today mentions two comments ([1] and [2]) by "jerryleecooper" at ZDNet about why Linux cannot possibly succeed against Windows.

The reason? Linux runs on Windows. Apparently. From his second post:
"I hope you realise that windows is more than just Office ? Its a whole system that runs the computer from start to finish, and that is a very difficult thing to acheive. A lot of people dont realise this. ... Its just not possible that a freeware like the Linux could be extended to the point where it runs the entire computer fron start to finish, without using some of the more critical parts of windows. Not possible."

Whoa. Could this mean... Linux is no more than Office?"

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