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ZDNet: The LinuX-Files: Uncovering the OS Conspiracy

Oct 12, 1999, 14:07 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jesse Berst)

"In many ways, Linux, the open source alternative OS, has a lot in common with The X-Files. Instead of a government conspiracy, the Linux community opposes all-powerful Microsoft. And just as the TV show was a cult favorite that crossed into the mainstream, so too Linux is poised to crossover..."

"Microsoft's anti-Linux paper. What better way to validate your opponents than to publicly attack them. Last week, Microsoft posted a document on its Web site entitled: "Linux Myths." It seems Microsoft only thinks Linux is a serious competitive threat when the DOJ is looking. The document challenges such Linux "myths" as "Linux is Free"..."

"While it's not yet a full-fledged hit, Linux is gaining popularity. The truth is out there."

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