CPT's Page on Alternative Operating Systems

There is currently a lot of concern that Microsoft is monopolizing key areas of the software industry, and seeking to leverage that monopoly to control or dominate many areas of electronic commerce and internet development. One way to deal with this is to avoid using Microsoft products, including the operating system itself. But even this isn't the only reason to consider alternative operating systems. Pretty much all of the systems listed below have many advantages over a Windows environment. Typical advantages are a more stable and fault tolerant system (far fewer crashes or system freezes), faster execution, easier maintenance, greater power, and a cooler graphical interface.
For discussion of efforts to get original equipment manufacturers of computers (OEMs) to offer PCs without Windows or with an alternative OS pre-installed, go here.
These are a few odds and ends regarding alternative operating systems.

Windows Refunds

Alternative Operating systmes
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