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>Linux clearly violates Microsoft Intellectual Property. This has been proven in a court of law. Microsoft software patents are stolen just to get Linux to boot up. And thousands more are infringed on by runlevel 5 (multi-user, networking, X11).

>Linux users owe Microsoft 10s of Billions of dollars in damages to compensate for this infringement, and 10s of Billions of dollars more in reasonable royalties. Everything you do and create using Linux, Microsoft owns the rights to.

>Everyone knows that without stolen Microsoft IP, Linux is nothing more than a bloated file manager.

Want to learn more?

http://www.promotinglinux.com/truth/

>> No.45497492

>this Micro$hit shill

>> No.45497505
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>>45497462
>I wrote some words on paper 20 years ago
>Hey, you can't do that! I wrote words about that!!!
>mfw patent advocates actually believe this promotes innovation

>> No.45497507

poe's law

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>>45497462
I wasn't going to pay for them anyway.

>> No.45497524

>>45497462
>Comunism
>>>/pol/

>> No.45497525

Jokes on you. The EU doesnt recognize software patents.

>> No.45497537

It's parody, dumbasses.

>> No.45497553

bad bait

>> No.45497577

>>45497537
>butthurt linuxfag denies reality
>assumes anyone who criticizes his stallmanian wet dreams of free software are merely joking
And no one is surprised

>> No.45497592

>>45497577
0/10 apply yourself

>> No.45497598

I am fucking sick and tired of all the useless shitposting on this board. Maybe I'll try talking about technology on Reddit, I bet they don't shit up every thread with le Android/Linux autismal virgin may-may.

>> No.45497600

>>45497462
>Living in the largest 3rd world country by population
>Guzzling amerifat laws like it's made of chocolate
Dude, we don't live in your wierd boxed in world, EU doesn't support your bullshit. Or asia for that matter.

>> No.45497690

>>45497462
Are you saying that this linux can run on a computer without windows underneath it, at all ? As in, without a boot disk, without any drivers, and without any services ?

That sounds preposterous to me.

If it were true (and I doubt it), then companies would be selling computers without a windows. This clearly is not happening, so there must be some error in your calculations. I hope you realise that windows is more than just Office ? Its a whole system that runs the computer from start to finish, and that is a very difficult thing to acheive. A lot of people dont realise this.

Microsoft just spent $9 billion and many years to create Vista, so it does not sound reasonable that some new alternative could just snap into existence overnight like that. It would take billions of dollars and a massive effort to achieve. IBM tried, and spent a huge amount of money developing OS/2 but could never keep up with Windows. Apple tried to create their own system for years, but finally gave up recently and moved to Intel and Microsoft.

Its just not possible that a freeware like the Linux could be extended to the point where it runs the entire computer fron start to finish, without using some of the more critical parts of windows. Not possible.

I think you need to re-examine your assumptions.

>> No.45497716

>>45497690
You're absolutely right, I think someone is playing us. Also have you read the website gnu.org? Whoever is running that must be laughing their ass off.

>> No.45497724

>>45497577
Go to the site, and click the proof link

>> No.45497831

>>45497724
this,

Microsoft shills do this before dicking around

>> No.45497880

>>45497462
hey, think about it this way
piracy is bad because potential sales, right?
so every time you run linux on your machine you could be running windows instead, so thats potential windows sales that youre stealing
everyone who runs linux owe's microsoft hundreds of dollars per every machine for potential windows sales

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>>45497462
Opinion discarded.

>> No.45497944

>>45497925
how long did that take you in photoshop?? linuxbabbies in full damage control mode

>> No.45497967

>>45497944
>Being this highly in denial
See yourself, link is a bluelink from the second paragraph of the originally posted article.
http://www.promotinglinux.com/proof

>> No.45497990

>>45497944
Photoshop doesn't run on Linux so it couldn't have been them.

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>>45497944
>photoshop
>linuxbabbies
>using windows

>> No.45498014

>>45497967
the linuxfags hacked the website

>> No.45498021

>>45497690
How old is this pasta?

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>>45497462

Ooh Micro$oft spin. Politics of envy incoming.

> Cool story bro.

>> No.45498042

>>45498014
They obviously did not.

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>>45497990

>> No.45498059

>>45497994
I would like to interject for a moment. What you're referring to as Windows, is in fact, NT/Windows, or as I've recently taken to calling it, NT plus Windows. Windows is not an operating system unto itself, but rather another proprietary component of a fully functioning NT kernel made useful by the NT scheduler, memory manager, and services comprising a full OS as defined by Microsoft.

Many computer users run a modified version of the NT kernel every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of NT which is widely used today is often called "Windows," and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the NT kernel, developed by the NT Project.

There really is a Windows, and these people are using it, but it is just a part of the system they use. Windows is the shell: the program in the system that allows you to interface with the kernel and utilize its services in a user-friendly fashion. The shell is an essential part of an operating system, but useless by itself; it can only function in the context of a complete kernel. Windows is normally used in combination with the NT kernel: the whole system is basically NT with Windows added, or NT/Windows. All the so-called "Windows" distributions are really distributions of NT/Windows.

>> No.45498074

>>45497462

>Click on a cite note
>Leads to http://www.promotinglinux.com/proof
>404 proof not found

Which year's April 1st was this site put up?

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>>45497462
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/not-ipr.html

>> No.45498101

"Windows (in contrast to Linux) is written and developed with high quality Object Oriented C++, using best practices, with a .NET subsystem. The development tools such as Visual Studio are top notch, world class and mind boggling. And just like Bill Gates’ food, the source-code is only allowed to be touched by the hands of virgins."

I chuckled.

>> No.45498114

9/11 was caused due to a software problem in the autopilot

guess what OS the autopilot was running

nowadays, autopilots generally run windows 2000

>> No.45498142

If linux was any good, it would have an install base on par with Windows.

And OEMs would be shipping it with every single PC they manufacture.

I'm not saying Linux isn't good, but it's not as good as Windows.

>> No.45498145

>>45498056
Wine doesn't count, faggot. Enjoy your inferior functionality.

>> No.45498160

>>45498145
>moving goalposts

>> No.45498174

>>45497462
Patent and intellectual property is bullshit. There's no strong ethical basis of IP laws.

>And just like Bill Gates’ food, the source-code is only allowed to be touched by the hands of virgins.
shit, i've taken the bait

>> No.45498193

this joke is still alive?

>> No.45498202

>>45498174
>Patent and intellectual property is bullshit.
Shut up. Patents are the reason we have a civilized society.

>> No.45498213

>>45498160
Lol I was right. You are running wine. What's it like to have an OS so shitty that you have to emulate Windows just to get by? I bet you pirated that PS too you scum.

>> No.45498220

Patents don't count for software. You can't patent basic functionality, it's retarded.

>> No.45498227

>>45498202
Don't bother. These fags have never produced any IP worth anything. They're leeches.

>> No.45498232

>>45497462
>Microsoft software patents are stolen
Software patents do not exist in the free world.

>> No.45498244

I dont use a Pc but can only salute the effort from Microsoft to inform about Linux and that trend.
It's indeed a patchwork of homemade softwares, and nothing quamity or serious can come out of it.
I use OSX that is in my machine, just like every user who buy a computer also buy the OS with (Except for those Frankensteins who assemble everything from scratch)

Linux is a geek thing. They even complain about it because it has no support. While whenever I got an issue with my Mac I can contact them and get the answer immediately, If it's serious there's always a genius for that.

Linux cant afford any support. I'm certin MS have even a better support for those who purchase a PC with Windows or Office.

What annoys me the most is indeed the "capitalism sucks" the linux users are bragging about since Linux is a copy of Unix. Unix is now OSX and there's clearly a gap between the amateurish knockoff Linux is and OSX. One encourages piracy and not acquiring things legally despite those who work and aims to sustain the market.

Linux being free is a bad alternative to software regardless of the cost.
-Using OSX doesnt requires anyone a degree in computer science to use. It's still requiring the Linux users to type in all kind of codes and stuff like the 80s machines instead of clicking on an icon to get what you want.
-Servers with linux requires an everyday maintenance with a guy typing things on a computer. It's not automatic. I know this for knowing someone who operate websites. the servers are using Linux... What about something that really work? We should bury these servers under the ground and no one should touch their source code or whatever technical gimmick

-Using something hard to use doest make you clever. Smart things are the simplest and I think its a good thing Microsoft is copying Apple, for the users, afterall the Mac was the first commercial computer with icons and a mouse, while Linux still requires you to edit code and stuff, to compile and program.

>> No.45498253

>>45498213
>wine
>emulate

>> No.45498301

>>45498244
tl;dr?

>> No.45498340

>>45498244
Linux is also harming various businesses in addition of violating many patents. Docks and icons and even the UI are copied from MacOS. I htink thats because its an imitation of Unix.

Photoshop is still professional software and not available on Linux, I dont know any artist who use Gimp.

>>45498232
Patents exist. It's not because you find something that you claim it's yours if you dont pay for it. Can you explain why Linux looks so close to MacOS X?

>>45498220
Yes you can it's the law. Trademarks and copyrights also protects original creations. In fact MS should have paid royalties to Apple for stealing the concept of MacOS and calling it Windows. But Steve Jobs decided it was better for the world and people to have an alternative. I think every Windows user should be thankful to him.

>> No.45498365

>>45498340
>original creations
>Steve Jobs
Please be a troll.

>> No.45498407

>>45498340
Restricting software patents only exist in the land of the free and similar dictatorial regimes like North Korea. Linux doesn't have a single look so I don't really understand your second question.

>> No.45498446

>>45498340
>implying there is only one version of linux.
>implying the bash shell was made for Apple.

>> No.45498510

This one is called ‘Microsoft Office’:


I just can’t get enough,

The angel from above,

Hand in hand we fly,

I wish I could get enough,

Of the wind below my wings,
Soaring to new heights above.

>> No.45499088

>>45498059
wow who would have ever though that the Slav pasta would spread to /g/

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>>45497462
I kek'd

>> No.45499767

>>45498213
>wine
>emulation

No.

...unless you run Wine on android on ARM. In which case it does emulate. But that is still in alpha stage and not promoted to public. And I can bet that at this moment I am the only person on /g/ right now who actually saw that in action.

(I know I am replying to shitty bait, but whatever.)

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>>45498244
top kek 10/10 pasta material m8

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>>45497462
Stupid shit, but
>Linus' dad is communist
>Stallman has many leftists friends from latin america, some of them from Cuba

>> No.45500633

>>45498042
are you ironically shitposting or actually taking the bait

>> No.45500800

>>45499767
>Wine on android on ARM
>running Windows programs on Android
For what purpose? Wine on GNU/Linux on ARM I could see, but Android?

>> No.45500859

>>45500800
Tablets, maybe also phones.
And I can say, when I saw that Win9x-ish desktop on Android (it does a whole virtual desktop as a fullscreen app thing), well, it just looked fucking epic and lulzy to no end
i.e. "fuck functionality, this is fucking awesome in itself"

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>http://www.promotinglinux.com/truth/

>> No.45501232

>OP's link
>Linus, born with only 7 fingers [marked by the beast], refuses to acknowledge numbers greater than 2^7.

>/g/ doesn't read obvious parody
>gets anally angered over a fucking joke

kek

>> No.45501281

>>45497462
"Linux Users are in a Cult"
lel

>> No.45501414

Isn't subpixel antialiasing fonts patented to Microsoft too? Not like anybody gives a shit

>> No.45501458

>>45501281
They call their cult ceremony the "Lug." Because they're metaphorically burdened, or "lug around," the knowledge of a hierarchy of Pagan demons. More recently, there has been a schism between those who follow the demon "system v" and those who follow "systemd."

It's all quite sinister really, and our our elected officials really need to do something before our children get hurt by this.

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>>45498059
roflmao

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