Windows genuine advantage

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  1. Phstpok

    Phstpok Guest

    http://linux.slashdot.org/linux/05/08/08/2343248.shtml?tid=172&tid=201&tid=106


    Linux Passes the Microsoft WGA Test
    Security
    Windows
    Linux
    Posted by timothy on Monday August 08, @08:37PM
    from the loosey-goosey dept.
    Wil writes "Here's a good one for the Linux fans -- running Wine on
    Linux and attempting to download a Windows Genuine Advantage protected
    file from the Microsoft website works just fine. It seems that Bill
    Gates has a soft spot for Tux after all, or at least isn't bothered
    about him downloading updates."
     
    Phstpok, Aug 9, 2005
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  2. Phstpok

    steve Guest

    Phstpok wrote:
    > http://linux.slashdot.org/linux/05/08/08/2343248.shtml?tid=172&tid=201&tid=106
    >
    >
    >
    > Linux Passes the Microsoft WGA Test
    > Security
    > Windows
    > Linux
    > Posted by timothy on Monday August 08, @08:37PM
    > from the loosey-goosey dept.
    > Wil writes "Here's a good one for the Linux fans -- running Wine on
    > Linux and attempting to download a Windows Genuine Advantage protected
    > file from the Microsoft website works just fine. It seems that Bill
    > Gates has a soft spot for Tux after all, or at least isn't bothered
    > about him downloading updates."



    SSSHHH!!!!

    They'll "fix" it.
     
    steve, Aug 11, 2005
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  3. On Thu, 11 Aug 2005 21:44:00 +1200, steve
    <> wrote:

    >Phstpok wrote:
    >> http://linux.slashdot.org/linux/05/08/08/2343248.shtml?tid=172&tid=201&tid=106
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> Linux Passes the Microsoft WGA Test
    >> Security
    >> Windows
    >> Linux
    >> Posted by timothy on Monday August 08, @08:37PM
    >> from the loosey-goosey dept.
    >> Wil writes "Here's a good one for the Linux fans -- running Wine on
    >> Linux and attempting to download a Windows Genuine Advantage protected
    >> file from the Microsoft website works just fine. It seems that Bill
    >> Gates has a soft spot for Tux after all, or at least isn't bothered
    >> about him downloading updates."

    >
    >
    >SSSHHH!!!!
    >
    >They'll "fix" it.
    >


    Aint these groups wonderful
     
    FreedomChooser, Aug 13, 2005
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