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Microsoft to Begin Shipping Windows Ubuntu

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Software giant Microsoft announced yesterday that it will begin shipping its newest operating system, Windows Linux Ubuntu, by the end of this month. Computers sold with this free, open-source operating system pre-installed will cost, on average, $149.95 fewer than computers sold with Windows Vista Service Pack 9 pre-installed.

Microsoft's announcement caught computer-industry analysts by surprise.

"We're normally used to waiting three or four years and two or three delays before Microsoft releases a new operating system," said Louis Chuptka of PC Age magazine. "For Microsoft to release a new operating system before hackers have exposed all the vulnerabilities in the previous one is a revolutionary step."

To Microsoft, however, the decision was a no-brainer.

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Windows Vista Service Pack 9?

I really doubt Vista will have more than 2 service packs.

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The more, the merrier. Look at Gates' face. He's similing! Wink

Umm...

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re: Umm...

Admittedly, it wasn't the wittiest satire to come up the pike, but that's the closest category I had for it. Big Grin

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