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I wrote The reason Windows is more popular on the desktop to discuss why the popularity of Linux (meaning the distributions rather than kernel by itself) on the desktop is not all about missing features or functionality not working correctly as some portray. I am not a Linux apologist. There are definitely some areas where Linux will make some people pull their hair out. In my case, read on to find out my hot buttons.
While away speaking at a conference, I overheard someone emphatically explaining why they felt Microsoft was more popular on the desktop than Linux. They had it so wrong I felt it was important to write about it. Please read on.
One one end of the spectrum, there are those that feel free and open source software is anti-capitalist, evil, and just plain wrong. On the other end of the spectrum there are those that feel all software should be free. Free is typically defined on two axis: price, and freedom of use/redistribution/modification. Is there a sweet spot on this spectrum? Read on...