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InfoWorld: Mandrake's Woes Aren't Users' Woes

Feb 07, 2003, 10:00 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell C. Pavlicek)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Here's today's quiz: You have just installed Mandrake Linux on your desktop systems when you hear the news: 'MandrakeSoft is going through the French equivalent of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.' What should you do?

"A. Panic. Swear off this Linux craze and go back to the "safe" choice, Windows. B. Panic. Run down to the nearest computer superstore and buy a copy of Red Hat Linux, then charge back to the office and install it quickly before something goes wrong.

"C. Don't panic, but develop an orderly migration away from Mandrake over a reasonable timeframe.

"D. None of the above..."

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