7 reasons why Linux is a desktop flop

  • 1 of 7

Free is a misnomer

Microsoft Windows licenses are typically bundled in with the purchase price of new computers -- switching to Linux doesn't usually offer that much of a savings. Plus, Windows operating systems are supported for ten years. Linux support costs extra. (Read the story version, why Linux is a desktop flop.)

Related: 10 great illustrations of Linux humor

The oddest places to find Linux

Return to slideshow
Join the discussion
Be the first to comment on this article. Our Commenting Policies