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Daemon News: The Daemon's Advocate

Jul 04, 1999, 00:35 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Wes Peters)

"In this column, I will take on the responsibility to speak for the entire BSD community in expressing a general opinion of Linux and its relationship to the BSD systems."

"Linux is our most fertile recruiting ground. Many of the users who have come to BSD in the past year have been and continue to be Linux users. The Linux community is where we find talented people who have already made the leap into UNIX and open systems, and who are ready, willing and able to learn. Linux is invaluable to us in the way it has and will continue to grow our user base."

"... let Linux teach new UNIX users what a kernel configuration is, what it does for the system, and how to use a text editor. When they move on to BSD, or add BSD to their stable of systems, configuring the kernel by editing a file will no longer be a barrier to them."

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