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LA Weekly: Pro-Choice Computing

May 27, 1999, 10:37 (64 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Judith Lewis)

"A few months ago, I wrote an article about my single frustration with the Linux operating system: To wit, it cannot run Microsoft Word, or any word-processing program comparable to it. The day after the article ran, my e-mail inbox flooded with comments from more readers than any story about a geek-oriented operating system should by rights have."

"I was shocked. Could these Linux fascists be related to the freethinking, friendly Linux community I met years ago on the Internet Relay Chat, where once a helpful soul stayed up half the night walking me through the setup for Slackware?"

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