[Bug 1] Re: Microsoft has a majority market share

Allen Graham allenggraham at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 15:51:05 UTC 2009


We need to add this to the story, yes, there is a happy ending !!!!
http://www.austinchronicle.com/gyrobase/Issue/story?oid=719140

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 10:36 AM, houstonbofh <leesharp at hal-pc.org>
wrote:

> Alexandros wrote:
> > http://austinist.com/2008/12/10/aisd_teacher_throws_fit_over_studen.php
> > http://www.boingboing.net/2008/12/10/austin-teacher-threa.html
> >
> http://linuxlock.blogspot.com/2008/12/linux-stop-holding-our-kids-back.html
>
> Big follow up to this!
> http://linuxlock.blogspot.com/2008/12/character-assasinations-aint-us.html
>
> In other words, this issue was patched. :)
>
>                        Lee
>
> --
> Microsoft has a majority market share
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1
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>
> Status in Club Distro: Confirmed
> Status in Computer Science Ubuntu: Confirmed
> Status in Ichthux - Linux for Christians: Confirmed
> Status in JAK LINUX: Confirmed
> Status in The OpenOffice.org Suite: Invalid
> Status in Launchpad Translations: Invalid
> Status in Tabuntu: Confirmed
> Status in Ubuntu: In Progress
> Status in "bum" source package in Ubuntu: Invalid
> Status in "casper" source package in Ubuntu: Invalid
> Status in "djplay" source package in Ubuntu: Invalid
> Status in "firefox" source package in Ubuntu: Invalid
> Status in "ubuntu-express" source package in Ubuntu: Confirmed
> Status in The Breezy Badger: Invalid
> Status in The Dapper Drake: Invalid
> Status in Baltix GNU/Linux: Confirmed
> Status in "linux" source package in Debian: Confirmed
> Status in Fluxbuntu: The Lightweight, Productive, Agile OS: Confirmed
> Status in Tilix Linux: New
>
> Bug description:
> Microsoft has a majority market share in the new desktop PC marketplace.
> This is a bug, which Ubuntu is designed to fix.
>
> Non-free software is holding back innovation in the IT industry,
> restricting access to IT to a small part of the world's population and
> limiting the ability of software developers to reach their full potential,
> globally. This bug is widely evident in the PC industry.
>
> Steps to repeat:
>
> 1. Visit a local PC store.
>
> What happens:
> 2. Observe that a majority of PCs for sale have non-free software
> pre-installed.
> 3. Observe very few PCs with Ubuntu and free software pre-installed.
>
> What should happen:
> 1. A majority of the PCs for sale should include only free software like
> Ubuntu.
> 2. Ubuntu should be marketed in a way such that its amazing features and
> benefits would be apparent and known by all.
> 3. The system shall become more and more user friendly as time passes.
>

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Microsoft has a majority market share
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