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SF Gate: Internal rift among Linux advocates

“… most people these days have heard of the Linux operating
system. A free, open source alternative to proprietary server
software such as Unix (from Sun, Hewlett Packard, IBM and others)
and Microsoft Windows NT, Linux has made a name for itself
lately.”

“What most people do not know, however, is that Linux is more
than a type of operating system. It is a political movement in its
own right. Like all political movements, it has its warring
factions.”


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