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EDN Access: Can Linux crash the gates?

Apr 30, 1999, 08:19 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Maury Wright)

Thanks to Roger Dingledine for the link.

"The Linux OS has emerged as David to Microsoft's goliath. However, it's still unclear how this story will end."

"Given this momentum, I set out to examine Linux from all angles that might impact electronic designers-with a special emphasis on evaluating the OS for desktop use..."

"For electronic engineers, perhaps Linux is ready today..."

"Perhaps the best hope for Linux as a PC operating system will emerge from the Simple End User Linux (SEUL, www.seul.org) project. The volunteers on that project are dedicated to making installation of the OS, drivers, and applications as simple as Windows. The Web site currently has an alpha-test release but is far from a Linux distribution truly targeted at the masses."

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