The cost of upgrading to Windows Vista is forcing more organizations to evaluate alternatives including Apple Macs and Linux for the desktop.

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pogson's picture


9 years 1 week 20 hours 7 min ago


Cost is not the only thing. Vista

Cost is not the only thing. Vista is riddled with bugs and hardware support is lagging. Uptake is so slow, hardware makers are not rushing the job of writing drivers.

see http://www.crn.com/software/197006899

and http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/05/15/vistas_long_goodbye_continues/

and http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=38419

jdhore's picture


9 years 1 week 15 hours 56 min ago


For me at least, my answer to this

For me at least, my answer to this question was a huge, resounding yes, it will. Vista is actually what made me come over to Linux fulltime, not because of the price or the cost of upgrading, but because of the massive amount of problems Vista has.