I think Stu Reeves hit the nail on the head. The problems are with the consumers, thats how we got in this mess in the first place. Its worth pointing out that in any democratic system, you get what you deserve.
Here in alternative dreamworld reality
Ok Mr average goes into PC Planet.
You can have....
- Windows for £x
- Linux for FREE
Customer : Which do you recommend, Windows or Linux ?
PC Planet : Well it depends, do you want to play games or use the computer as a tool ?
Customer : Well I want to do work at home. Erm which is more secure ?
PC Planet : Linux, Windows and Security is an oxymoron
Customer : Whats an oxymoron
PC Planet : Oh.., right..., sorry..., you know ... like Military and Intelligence
Customer : Ha,ha, I get it
PC Planet : Anything else you would like ask ?
Customer : Which is more reliable ?
PC Planet : Linux can run for years.
Customer : What about Windows, what is the real difference ?
PC Planet : Well Windows works to start off with, then slowly falls apart.
Customer : Is there anything else I should know about ?
PC Planet : Well, Linux comes with free Wordprocessor, Firewall, Programming Tools, and pretty much anything else you can think of, even Astronomy.
Customer : What does everybody else use ?
PC Planet : Well most people use Windows.
Customer : Why ?
PC Planet : Because it can run Direct-X Games,
Customer : I'll take Windows
PC Planet : But you said you wanted a biz computer
Customer : Look you lied to me, all that stuff you told me can not be true, other wise why would everyone else have Windows ?