Linux Section?

  The Brigadier 15:42 30 Jan 2007
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We have a section on Vista & other threads are mostly about Microsoft.
What about having a Linux section?
Surely there must be more Linux users out their who read the PC Advisor mag??

  Forum Editor 16:08 30 Jan 2007

The simple fact is that 9 out of 10 PCs are running Windows operating systems, and I'm afraid we're not opening a special forum area for a 1% minority.

  spuds 16:08 30 Jan 2007

This as been discussed before, and I believe the general feeling was that it was not needed. There are stacks of Linux forums out there, that cater for all Linux users.

Four for a start:
click here
click here
click here
click here

  Forum Editor 16:11 30 Jan 2007

a 10% minority of course.

  Zero G 16:51 30 Jan 2007

My view & it is my own view is that i'm sure there are more users out their who may make the switch over to Linux in the forthcoming year, when realising the measures Microsoft have put in place when updating a pc running Vista.

In the past you could change hardware and all would be fine, now with Vista it has changed all of that.

  Rtus 17:00 30 Jan 2007

being a 1 to 10% minority? they havent the expertise/experiance avaialble, as there is on this forum.however I agree with spuds

  Rtus 17:01 30 Jan 2007

heck these fingers still cant spell.

  Forum Editor 17:07 30 Jan 2007

What a great idea!

  Totally-braindead 19:27 30 Jan 2007

FE is there really that many people using Linux? You mention 10%, if it is that high I am very surprised.

  anskyber 19:31 30 Jan 2007

Not sure how reliable thses stats are so bags of salt at the ready. Scroll to OS usage. click here

  octal 19:35 30 Jan 2007

I love some of the quotes in your link anskyber, especially this one:

"First get your facts; then you can distort them at your leisure."
Mark Twain

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