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OSNews: Editorial: The Future of Linux

Dec 10, 2003, 13:00 (19 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Scheinberg)

"Linux news is getting more and more exciting, and somehow, managing to get less and less interesting. Why? Because the speed of development is getting so rapid that it's hard to get excited for each upcoming release, keep your system completely up to date, and even remember what the current version of your favorite distributions are. This breakneck pace of development means good and bad things, but I have a few ideas about how I expect it to turn out.

"There are literally hundreds, if not thousands of distributions out there. In fact, with Knoppix, almost anyone can make his own. Each season, it seems we watch some distributions fold and others form. It's getting harder and harder to tell them apart. Think you're an expert...?"

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