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What a joke this operating system is.
Except for the desktop, your world runs on Linux/Unix/BSD.
People still print?
Except for the desktop, your world runs on Linux/Unix/BSD. Your DVR and router runs Linux. The internet runs on *nix. Netflix runs on FreeBSD. Air traffic control, too, as does your refrigerator (maybe). And on and on.
The DVR and fridge may run Linux but that is due to cost rather than quality.
The cost of the CPU has nothing to do with the operating system unless you mean the computer itself. The reason a Windows box may cost more is because Windows is inefficient and needs more processing power to perform the same task as Linux/Unix/BSD.
In comparison to anything Microsoft offer, both the OS and the CPU will be cheaper if they run something like Linux. Cost is the reason manufacturers use it, not necessarily quality.
To the contrary, The Unix Philosophy is to do one thing and do it well and that is true in all things Unix and Unix-like. Every tool in *nix is simple to use and interchangeable with anything else and ultimately customizable. This is not true in any way with Windows.
It just seems everything in Linux has been made deliberately more difficult to use than it could be.
A lot of people are trying to make technology easier to use for non-tech people. Like Windows 8. But Linux/Unix/BSD can run something just as pretty or run everything from the command line. It's your choice.
I don't know if it is a trend but I am seeing the same thing happening in lots of other technology systems usually at the expense of 'looking pretty'.
In comparison to anything Microsoft offer, both the OS and the CPU will be cheaper if they run something like Linux.
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