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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #20 on: November 22, 2014, 09:29:06 PM »
Read the FAQ before asking your question - chances are we've already addressed it.
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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #21 on: November 22, 2014, 09:30:12 PM »
They are, just not for desktops.  Know why?  Because windows is what most people know and training both users and IT staff to use Linux is harder than just going with Windows.
Incorrect. Companies use OSX (my company being a prime example) and they don't care that new staff need training. But Linux doesn't enter into it.
Name six that use OSX as their only OS. (not including Apple)
No massive company will have 100% Apple the same as no company will have 100% PC.

But below are 6 prolific Mac using corps.

Cisco -now have over 35,000 macs.
CBS
Pixar
Google
Viacom
IBM

As for companies that are huge, millions of companies use macs - anyone developing apps and phone software, games companies, graphic design companies ...

Give me 6 multi-national firms that issue Linux to employees as the predominant desktop platform.

Google and IBM both use Linux. Fuck, Google's own operating systems are Linux based. Try again.
They use a lot of Macs. They just do. I don't need to try again. they issue huge amounts of staff Apple Macs.

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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #22 on: November 22, 2014, 09:37:18 PM »
They use a lot of Macs. They just do. I don't need to try again. they issue huge amounts of staff Apple Macs.

Clearly you know a lot about Google. Roughly what percentage of Google employees use a Mac as their primary workstation?
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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #23 on: November 22, 2014, 09:38:57 PM »
They use a lot of Macs. They just do. I don't need to try again. they issue huge amounts of staff Apple Macs.

Clearly you know a lot about Google. Roughly what percentage of Google employees use a Mac as their primary workstation?
I don't f*cking know. I just know they use macs. Can't you use a search engine?

http://bgr.com/2013/11/28/mac-chromebook-google-employees/

Quote from: http://bgr.com/2013/11/28/mac-chromebook-google-employees/
“There was a time when Macs were a small part of the Google fleet,” Google system engineer Clay Caviness said, “but as of now if you start at Google and want to use a platform other than Mac you have to make a business case.”
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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #24 on: November 22, 2014, 09:50:55 PM »
So, anyone want to offer 6 blue chip companies (non-Linux manufacturers) that make their staff use Linux as a primary desktop OS?

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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #25 on: November 22, 2014, 09:56:23 PM »
So, anyone want to offer 6 blue chip companies (non-Linux manufacturers) that make their staff use Linux as a primary desktop OS?

google? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_adopters

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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #26 on: November 22, 2014, 09:57:35 PM »
So, anyone want to offer 6 blue chip companies (non-Linux manufacturers) that make their staff use Linux as a primary desktop OS?

google? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_adopters
So no major corporations are switching to desktop Linux as a primary tool. Thanks.
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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #27 on: November 22, 2014, 10:06:53 PM »
So, anyone want to offer 6 blue chip companies (non-Linux manufacturers) that make their staff use Linux as a primary desktop OS?

google? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_adopters
So no major corporations are switching to desktop Linux as a primary tool. Thanks.

Yet one of your main examples uses Linux for their own products.

http://www.zdnet.com/the-truth-about-goobuntu-googles-in-house-desktop-ubuntu-linux-7000003462/
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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #28 on: November 22, 2014, 10:07:17 PM »
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_adopters

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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #29 on: November 22, 2014, 10:10:29 PM »
What exactly does any of this have to do with the OP?
when you try to mock anyone while also running the flat earth society. Lol

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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #30 on: November 22, 2014, 10:11:47 PM »
So, anyone want to offer 6 blue chip companies (non-Linux manufacturers) that make their staff use Linux as a primary desktop OS?

google? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_adopters
So no major corporations are switching to desktop Linux as a primary tool. Thanks.
Yet one of your main examples uses Linux for their own products.

http://www.zdnet.com/the-truth-about-goobuntu-googles-in-house-desktop-ubuntu-linux-7000003462/
again, they aren't rolling it out as the main desktop platform though, because it is unviable.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_adopters
I'll ignore Dave, as he's 20 mins behind everyone else as usual.


What exactly does any of this have to do with the OP?
no one would comment on the OP. some Linux-fanboys decided they'd rather talk about how great Linux was. I believe you started that.

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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #31 on: November 22, 2014, 10:15:14 PM »
Yet one of your main examples uses Linux for their own products.

http://www.zdnet.com/the-truth-about-goobuntu-googles-in-house-desktop-ubuntu-linux-7000003462/

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_adopters

Amazingly, you two are making Thork look smart. "Linux adopters" are not necessarily companies who have decided to use Linux for the majority of (or even a significant number of) their standard workstations.
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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #32 on: November 22, 2014, 10:22:32 PM »
Yet one of your main examples uses Linux for their own products.

http://www.zdnet.com/the-truth-about-goobuntu-googles-in-house-desktop-ubuntu-linux-7000003462/

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_adopters

Amazingly, you two are making Thork look smart. "Linux adopters" are not necessarily companies who have decided to use Linux for the majority of (or even a significant number of) their standard workstations.

I'll leave this argument in your hands then. Good luck.

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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #33 on: November 22, 2014, 10:29:10 PM »
no one would comment on the OP. some Linux-fanboys decided they'd rather talk about how great Linux was. I believe you started that.

Parsifal hasn't even mentioned Linux in this thread.  ???

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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #34 on: November 22, 2014, 11:27:05 PM »
Yet one of your main examples uses Linux for their own products.

http://www.zdnet.com/the-truth-about-goobuntu-googles-in-house-desktop-ubuntu-linux-7000003462/

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_adopters

Amazingly, you two are making Thork look smart. "Linux adopters" are not necessarily companies who have decided to use Linux for the majority of (or even a significant number of) their standard workstations.
And how should it be defined?  A company that uses 100% linux computers?  Because that's just not realistic.

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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #35 on: November 23, 2014, 01:11:58 AM »
So, anyone want to offer 6 blue chip companies (non-Linux manufacturers) that make their staff use Linux as a primary desktop OS?

google? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Linux_adopters
So no major corporations are switching to desktop Linux as a primary tool. Thanks.

http://www.redhat.com/en/customers/our-customers?sc_cid=70160000000e1CSAAY

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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #36 on: November 23, 2014, 01:13:31 AM »
What exactly does any of this have to do with the OP?
Apparently governments only spy on Windows users because no other OS seems to be worth the bother.
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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #37 on: November 23, 2014, 02:18:29 AM »
no one would comment on the OP. some Linux-fanboys decided they'd rather talk about how great Linux was. I believe you started that.
Not once have Parsifal mentioned Linux in this thread.
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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #38 on: November 23, 2014, 02:26:47 AM »
The answer is yes, your government and every other government in the world (yes, literally all of them) is at least attempting to spy on you. How much you give them depends on what you do and using Windows is probably a good way to tell them everything.

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Re: Is your government spying on you.
« Reply #39 on: November 23, 2014, 02:28:42 AM »
>2015
>believing the government exists
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