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Will Ubuntu Servers from Major Vendors Get Us Closer to a Linux Law Office?

Oct 12, 2007, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Richardson)

"As I mentioned in a previous post, I do not believe Linux is ready yet for the desktop in the solo or small firm, no matter how much I may want to see that happen. The one exception I made was with servers, 'as you can save money on hardware (Linux is not nearly as resource hungry as Windows, so it doesn't need the latest, speedy processor and lots of RAM).' The only problem I had was that I 'could not recommend installing and configuring the Linux server software yourself, [and] once you hire a consultant, the savings evaporate.'

"This problem, however, may not exist much longer..."

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