Spokane.net: Linux moves from obscurity to mainstream

“Tired of being confined to a software world driven by Microsoft
and its capitalistic spirit, Linux is becoming a tool of choice for
technical iconoclasts.”

“As well as being free, Linux has features that are much better
than Microsoft’s, Coburn says.

“Linux is Y2K compliant, rarely crashes and “it has the ability
to give old equipment a second life,” said Coburn, who also runs a
loosely organized Spokane Linux Users Group.

“So far, Linux has made its computing inroads at the server

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