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LinuxWorld: Rethinking Linux stereotypes

Jun 28, 1999, 08:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicholas Petreley)

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"LinuxWorld editorial director Nick Petreley rethinks Linux stereotypes. Who says that Caldera is easy to install, and that Red Hat is just for geeks? Nick's done so in the past, but vows to do it no more. He also promises to improve LinuxWorld's coverage -- in this week's Penguin Brief."

"I'm using Caldera 2.2 with KDE as my client again today, as I have for the last several days. The week before last, I spent every day working with Red Hat 6.0 and GNOME. I can switch back and forth between these two clients easily because I've set everything up to be server-centric. Hey, I'm a geek. Geeks do things like that."

"But not everyone does. Or wants to. And that set me to thinking about Linux and its myriad distributions."

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