It was just time I polished some of my favourite post on Linux advocacy. These posts have been updated and even without the update they were still prominent. For why Idid these flash-back? This where I started; explaining the reason why an alternative OS(Open Source, Linux) was absolutely necessary.
For many companies and individuals migrating from Windows to Linux makes sense. The reasons are compelling: greater stability and reliability, lower cost, access to application source code, greater security, and conformity with open standards. But what does it really take to make this move. What risks are involved. Lets take a look
Is there a right way to bust apart the challenging fortress of metaphor that Apple has created with the “Get a Mac” campaign? With such a powerful dichotomy between the Mac and PC archetypes, is it even possible to insert Linux and have it come out on top?
A program is not bad just because it’s not Open Source (or Free Software, or whatever the politically correct way to describe it is nowadays), but when the program tries to create it’s own protocol/file format/etc… when there are agreed upon standards, That is a bad thing. It is a practice used when trying to monopolize a market.