As much as the supporters of that other OS claim malware is not a problem with that other OS, businesses still make money profiting from malware. Avast reports that 49% of its 130million users run XP and 74% of the 630K rootkits Avast has found run XP. Even the much-vaunted “7” got only a month’s respite when “7” was patched against the TDL4 rootkit. TDL4 can propagate and create botnets from “7” clients.
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- 2015 - Year of the GNU/Linux Desktop
- market share
- renewable energy
- small cheap computers
- smart phone
- Solo EV
- that other OS
- thin client
- thin clients
My MissionMy observations and opinions about IT are based on 40 years of use in science and technology and lately, in education. I like IT that is fast, cost-effective and reliable. My first use of GNU/Linux in 2001 was so remarkably better than what I had been using, I feel it is important work to share GNU/Linux with the world. Now that I'm retired I still use GNU/Linux on every computer in my home except the smartphones which run Android/Linux.
Lately, I've been giving lots of thought to the world I inherited and which I will leave to my descendants. I'm planting grass, trees, flowers and vegetables in my large lot and I've ordered a Solo EV. I plan to charge my Solo by means of a tracking solar array. Life is good if you have a purpose. I do.