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LinuxInsider: Enthusiasm, Linux and the Facts

Sep 27, 2003, 02:30 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Towlson)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"In recent weeks, several sources have portrayed Linux users and the community of open-source software developers as fanatics. This caricature seems now to be the most prevalent alternative to the equally unflattering images of Linux users as computer geeks or pizza-consuming programmers.

"For many, the impulse to switch to Linux has indeed required a strong nerve and a willingness to delve into technical minefields. Even with robust distributions--such as Red Hat and SuSE--there are still challenging hardware compatibility problems to navigate..."

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