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Reasons to Avoid Microsoft


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These pages are a compilation of links and quotes to news articles and others sources that might help convince you to switch to Linux.

  • Even in remotest Africa, Windows 10 nagware ruins your day: Update burns satellite link cash (The Register, 2016.06.03)
    [WOW!] When you're stuck in the middle of the Central African Republic (CAR) trying to protect the wildlife from armed poachers and the Lord's Resistance Army, then life's pretty tough. And now Microsoft has made it tougher with Windows 10 upgrades. ... the staff was more than a little displeased when one of the donated laptops the team uses began upgrading to Windows 10 automatically, pulling in gigabytes of data over a radio link. ... "If a forced upgrade happened and crashed our PCs while in the middle of coordinating rangers under fire from armed