of course, this isn't the first time that Microsoft has launched a version of Windows that has failed to excite (remember Vista?), but in the past the Linux has failed to capitalise on Microsoft's errors and capture new users.
We want to know what you think the Linux community can do this time around to bring dissatisfied Windowsers into the Linux fold. Is it all about the hardware, or should we emphasis the community? Should Linux users or Linux companies lead the charge? Should we target businesses or home users?
Let us know your views and we'll read them out on our next podcast.