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What If I Get Hit By a Bus?

Jul 11, 2007, 01:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christopher Dawson)

"After reading Marc Wagner's post 'Don't be fooled, Linux is not free,' I was struck by a few items. First and foremost, Marc is right. Linux is not a panacea. It doesn't take away the cost of doing business and it certainly requires a degree of expertise, just as Windows, Mac, and every other flavor of OS out there do. The majority of the network I run is Windows-based since that plays to my users' greatest strengths, as well as my greatest expertise in terms of administration. My .nix understanding is certainly growing, as is my respect for the set of platforms, but I'm still not at a point where I can bring a large percentage of my users onboard with any incarnation of Linux and address their requirements, needs, and training as well as I can with Windows..."

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