LA Times: Linux's minuses outweigh pluses in 14-day trial
Dec 28, 2000, 20:34 (55 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Kellner)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Merc for this link.
"The story so far: In a quest to end my dependence on Microsoft,
I embarked on a 14-day experiment. I tossed all my Microsoft
programs and made Linux my primary operating system."
"But the experiment hasn't been totally painless. My new desktop
computer flaked out at the start, and I had to reinstall all the
software before it would work. The Linux programs lacked features
crucial to my work. And making the system do what I wanted was very
"But there have been bright spots. One of these is a package