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The Windows/x86 Era is Gradually Ending

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Summary: The era of clumsy, inefficient and insecure (by design) computing has left a door open to alternatives, which aren't just cheaper but also better; it's good news for GNU/Linux, but not necessarily for software freedom because much work remains to be done

THIS morning we showed that in the Web browsers "war" Microsoft had lost almost everything and no amount of thuggery can change that. As the video above notes, Windows is, in general, going down the drain. Nothing Microsoft does -- not even bribery of the media to the tune of billions of dollars -- can save Windows.



"Nothing Microsoft does -- not even bribery of the media to the tune of billions of dollars -- can save Windows."In the coming years -- not decades -- we shall see more energy-efficient devices running UNIX-type systems (mostly GNU/Linux) by default. This does not mean that software freedom wins however. Many perils remain and even when Microsoft becomes as irrelevant as IBM we'll need to fight on.

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