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Vista with UAC off is amazing (now at least, maybe not at launch). I actually like the UI in Vista better than 7's, but I'm using 7 right now for the TRIM support.

Oh, and people really need to stop using XP already.
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whats the other? unix? osx is part of unix, as is linux?

and dont get me wrong, vista is a great os until you start installing... anything.
BSD?

I can never remember if BSD branched off unix or not.
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What's the Other category?

The only OS's I can think of are Linux, Windows and OSX...?
Sigh.

Windows 2000 and earlier, BSD and other Unix derivatives like Solaris, etc, pre-OSX Macintosh, BeOS, etc.


BSD and Linux are both offshoots of Unix, and OSX is based on BSD.
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Poor Linux.
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Linux needs to be higher on that list.
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BSD and Linux are both offshoots of Unix,

BSD is
Linux isn't.


Why are people actually taking this with anything other than a grain of salt?
its all based on the amount of people who visit the site using the operating system rather than anything thats a reliable indicator. (ever heard of undercoverage? basically if the survey was for whether people go to the cinema, and you asked everyone walking out of the cinema your results will be messed up in favour of one result over the true result . works kinda the same for statistics of people visiting websites [say OS survey was conducted on a mac forum, chances are 70%+ people use macs there])
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lol hey whats vista again lol
 
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post #38 of 167
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Originally Posted by Red Rabbit View Post
Poor Linux.
Don't feel bad, it's desktop market share.

Would be much further up there if it was server market share.
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but what about the margin of error? there are plenty of systems not online
I lol'd
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I find it funny that Vista, the most hated of microsofts os's, has a bigger market share than mac osx.

GG Microsoft.
your ignorance precedes you, windows ME was the most hated of microsoft operating systems.
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