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Where does Linux want to go these days?

Dec 05, 2010, 23:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Locutus)

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"Linux is one of the most flexible and suitable operating system for just about any purpose that I know of. It can be found everywhere from phones to toasters, supercomputers to computers smaller than a pack of cigarettes. It handles large amounts of money as well as your private, personal Internet surfing with equal ease.

"Linux is a formless amoeba which is able to mould itself to what ever container it is poured into. But does it have any direction? Does the very act of Linux being pulled in several directions at once stretch this computing amoeba membrane thin and at risk of tearing?

"Linux has always been strong on servers, often used as a direct replacement for Unix systems. It is arguably as good on the desktop as other proprietary systems although not as popular just yet."

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