I have absolutely nothing against Windows and Microsoft. I toast them every bit of deserved success in the desktop arena. But Windows on the desktop just isn’t for me; Linux has always offered me the perfect user experience on the desktop because it allows me to tweak, fiddle and change almost every damn thing. Want proof? I regularly berate Linux evangelists and wind0ze haters for being a pain in the ass.
And with this said, one of the fun things (…well, fun for me. Your own mileage may vary) I’ve been doing has been to take what I have learned about Windows systems, Windows programming and Windows utilities, and apply this to Linux. Turn C# into Mono. Turn CPUID’s CPU-Z into
cat /proc/cpuinfo and