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The Linux Desktop Myth

Saturday, August 19, 2006

"It's entirely possible that you may not have heard of Linux. Maybe you own a Mac or Windows computer and don't read the technology news. You may have a TiVo, but it doesn't have a huge sticker on the box that reads "Powered by Linux" (even though it is). You may use Google, but it doesn't have any announcement on its homepage that it's run on Linux servers (even though it is). Whether you've heard of Linux or not--it probably plays a role in your life somehow." Read the full article here.

Note from the Nerd: Wow, this is perhaps one of THE BEST articles I have ever read about Linux. Clear, balanced, and detailed! Explains what all the "This is Going to be the Year of the Linux Desktop" is about, and more! It applies to basically every Linux user. When reading this, it reminded me of my first experiences with Linux... *sigh* :) . But really, this article is excellently written and just tells the truth! Kudos to the author. A MUST READ FOR EVERY LINUX USER AND NON-LINUX USER ALIKE!!!
posted by linnerd40, Saturday, August 19, 2006


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