wyliecoyoteuk wrote:Actually, Ubuntu is NOT Linux, and then you must consider that even if it was, the price of Windows doesn't include Office or many other applications that you need, AV, etc.
So comparisons are not really possible.
(and yes I know many OS progs are available for windows too, but you see my point).
Dutch_Master wrote:I think the comparison isn't fair.
Win-7 You're putting a very basic and dressed-down version against a Linux distro that offers all one could ask for just a mouse-click away So, if you want a fair comparison, put up the "all-singing and all-dancing" Win-7 version against any mainstream Linux distro. And as I said, the price-tag for that is probably 800+ in any currency, but w/o standard programs like Office, Word, etc. And then you still don't know the TCO, what does M$ support cost these days? Again, to be fair, use the price for the equivelent period Ubuntu LTS offers....LeeNukes wrote:Fair for which side?
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