With a gap of this size, does Linux have no chance?
In the best way but in a winning team don't move
I do not feel comfortable knowing that there is a Windows in my bank ATM, but as we did not come here to talk about me and Windows XP that will close in April.
Microsoft had been warning that it would end Windows XP support next April, but it would still keep a few updates for at least another fifteen months, and between us, Microsoft wants to "drop the bone" because keeping up with old technology always It took a lot of work, of course, they want the old users of Windows XP to move to Windows 7 or 8, it is difficult to unseat some dinosaurs by.
More than traditional and old users Windows XP is also present in 95% of ATMs around the world, there are many banks using on their terminals the Microsoft system that has contact days, most intend to migrate to Windows 7 which possibly have a career as long as XP's.
Here in Brazil, government banks use Linux in their terminals, such as Caixa Economica Federal and Banco do Brasil, but the other private banks still use Windows.
How not to ask? Could it really be that Linux wouldn't fit in there? What is your opinion?
Regarding the home machines we already wrote an article indicating viable solutions to XP, Check it out and see if you agree.
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