Thanks to Phil Austin for
“The Linux operating system, is reliable, fast, and cool.
Mainframe and Web server owners love it, since a computer running
on Linux might crash only once a year. Geeks love it because it’s
“Some say Linux is the operating system that will replace
Windows, and end the Microsoft monopoly. A product of the
open-source software movement — in which thousands of independent
programmers share computer source code –Linux has spread rapidly
since it was created in 1991.”
“Linux isn’t quite ready for the consumer market, not if
consumers have to install it. On the other hand, it’s not far;
perhaps a year.
Or perhaps only six months, as open source software is
developing with mind-boggling speed.”