from the grip-vlc-ssh-gimp-oo.org dept.
Dozix007 writes "NewsForge carries an interesting
on how spoiled Linux users are. It sites examples such as the
availability of wide ranging software packages that Microsoft can't hope to provide.
Microsoft has to be careful about what kind of application software it
ships with Windows. Microsoft reps sometimes point to Linux
distributions and ask why they can get away with shipping stacks and
stacks of applications without getting in trouble. The answer to that
one, of course, is that the Linux distributions give you a choice. You
aren't locked into one particular application. Most Linux distributions
include several choices for most program classifications; even
single-CD distros usually include several Web browsers and email
After the last of 16 mounting screws has been removed from an access
cover, it will be discovered that the wrong access cover has been removed.