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Globe and Mail: Romancing the Pengiun

Feb 01, 2003, 07:00 (23 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Kapica)

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"It's been a source of some embarrassment that it took me so long to jump into the penguin pool with the rest of the Linux crowd.

"This all changed over the past few weeks, as the Linux penguin logo seemed to be everywhere. Three factors helped me along: the much-heralded arrival of version 8.0 of Red Hat's Linux, the near-frenzied noise leading up to this week's LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in New York, and the thrall of Kim Lux, an anointed Calgary-based Linux evangelist who patiently guided me in installing Red Hat--all by e-mail.

"'The question is this: Is RH8 ready for the desktop?' asked Mr. Lux when we stopped to admire our success.

"It's not an easy question to answer, and I'll have to play a little longer with Linux before it's safe to make a pronouncement..."

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