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The Choice of Linux

Jan 10, 2008, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jesse Keating)

"Many people claim that 'Linux is about choice!.' That's a neat phrase, but what does it mean? Does it mean that you should have the ability to twist and turn 400 different knobs on your Linux install? That's what some think. Does it mean that you have the right to choose Linux, or choose your flavor of Linux, and then choose from the package sets within those flavors? That's what I and many others think. There is a very distinct difference here too. Let's look at it from a food point of view (one of my favorite points-of-view).

"Lets say there is a kitchen preparing for a giant feast. This is definitely more work that one person can handle, so there is a team of chefs involved..."

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