Windows is no longer my platform of choice. Since the days of Windows 3.1 back in the early 90's, I have been a loyal Windows user. As of this week, I'm using Ubuntu as the primary OS for my home computer. Vista is still installed on a second hard drive. Very soon this will be overwritten by Ubuntu, and Windows will be history. So why is Windows no longer my OS of choice? Below are my top reasons for giving the Microsoft OS the boot in favour of Linux.