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Columbus Ledger-Enquirer: It's a Computing Alternative

May 17, 2004, 18:15 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Griffin Palmer)

"When Linux creator Linus Torvalds first started talking about world domination in the late 1990s, he delivered the line mostly in jest.

"Microsoft, the current world ruler, stopped laughing a long time ago.

"It doesn't seem realistic to think Linux's free, open-source operating system will knock Microsoft Windows off its throne any time soon. Indisputably, though, Linux and the vast array of free software surrounding it have emerged as a viable desktop computing alternative--for those willing to dig into the installation instructions and tackle the odd setup puzzle...."

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