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Five and a Half Reasons I Prefer Linux (as a power user)

Jul 12, 2010, 07:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan DePrizio)

"While we all have our own reasons for liking Linux and open source, here are my top five (and a half!) reasons why, as a power user, I prefer to use Linux. You’ll notice that these reasons are quite a bit different from why I think Ubuntu makes a great operating system for Mom, which just goes to show how versatile Linux can be.

"#1 It puts you in charge

"Between my day job at a software company and my work on TechThrob, I spend a lot of time on the computer, doing technical things. Nothing compares to the power of Linux when it comes to managing technology, whether it be administering severs, writing code, or interfacing with computers in some other way."

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