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The debate over how Linux measures up in business has raised many issues -- and tempers -- in recent weeks. IT Week's Lem Bingley polls a few Linux users for their views on the open source operating system.

"The hard-ware specification was low enough that we could use a PC that we could not use for anything else, [whereas] NT and Solaris force you to buy into a level of hardware, that is sometimes unacceptable."

"It seems certain that Linux is currently the most robust operating system on Intel hardware."

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