You didn't follow the link. Linux is more stable and has a LOT of public domain (free) software. Many tools on Windows came FROM implementations on Linux. I've used both and if you want to FULLY use your computer, Windows is NOT the way to go.
If you'd like database examples, try MySQL ProgressSQL. If you want to stick with windows, feel free to join the ignorant masses.
Originally posted by alderran The problem is there is no decent application software for Linux.... how are you going to build a desktop database? Is there something comparable to Access on the Linux platform...
Microsoft may be evil but they write excellent software.
how about staroffice from sun they have a version for Linux i think and it has all the tools of Microsoft Office except its only $67