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The Telegraph: Bootcamp 318: Linux--What's It All About?

Mar 26, 2004, 01:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rick Maybury)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"The vast majority of desktop and laptop PCs--more than 95 percent at the last count--use the Microsoft Windows operating system (OS), and very good it is too, for despite its shortcomings it has helped to make the fantastically complicated technology that is the modern computer cheap, accessible and easy to use.

"Most of the remaining PCs use the Mac OS devised by Apple, and this is wonderful too, some say even better than Windows, but there is a third option. It's called Linux and not only is it also very good, it is essentially free, growing in popularity at an unprecedented rate and starting to get the big boys worried...!"

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