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Old 26 February 2013, 01:11 PM
Troberg Troberg is offline
 
 
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Originally Posted by Mad Jay View Post
People who install a Linux variant over Windows on a new machine tend to have philosophical differences with Microsoft. It's not really about buying a computer without OS. It's more about buying a computer without Microsoft.
Exactly. Why should I have to pay Microsoft when I don't use their stuff, and find their business practices (and products) appalling?

Sure, I have a few Windows computers, but they are valid OEM licenses. Most computers I have, though, are various flavours of Linux. Why pay a "Microsoft tax" for something Microsoft has in no way contributed to?
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