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Computer Bits: Linux/etc -- Linux at home

Jan 29, 1999, 00:39 (7 Talkback[s])

"... from the standpoint of price and its ability to run efficiently on low-end hardware, Linux is an attractive option for the home..."

"What if you, as a not-so technically inclined Linux user, could turn over the root password and administrative duties of your home PC to someone at your local ISP for a modest monthly fee? If, for example, you wanted a new version of Netscape Navigator, you could coordinate with your personal administrator to dial-in at a prearranged time and have the upgrade performed. Linux would be well suited to this service arrangement because, being modeled after Unix, it lends itself to remote administration."

And much other thought-provoking discussion of Linux in the home for the masses.

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