With Vista's View Getting Dimmer, Should You Give Linux A Chance?

Posted by Sander_Marechal on Apr 16, 2008 12:39 PM EDT
NoSpinTalk; By Matthew Pierpoint
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The geeks have been pushing it for years now. The nerds tout their penguins and tell you how much they hate Microsoft(tm). It's been all the rage in tech circles since its appearance on the scene back in 1995, after Linus Torvalds, a student in Finland, introduced a new, open source operating system to the world. It was aptly named 'Linux'. Torvalds had wanted an alternative to expensive and bloated Unix operating systems, but instead what he created was an inexpensive alternative to, well, everything. For years now, Linux has been known primarily only to people in technology fields. While average home users may have heard of it, it is still surrounded in a cloud of mystery for the majority of people. When people think alternatives to the Windows operating system, they usually think of Apple's Mac OSX, but is it time to take a look at Linux?

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Seems Mac have simply disappeared tracyanne 18 1,226 Apr 26, 2008 7:23 AM

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