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VnuNet: Gloves are off as Linux bids for OS crown

Thanks to Philip
Fletcher
for this link.

“Can Linux succeed where its Unix predecessors have failed to
wrest the hold Microsoft has on the operating system world? Sean
Hallahan reports from the ringside.”

“There is no doubt that there is a deep-felt resentment that
Microsoft has a monopoly on PC operating systems and that any
alternative, if not better than DOS, Windows or NT, would at least
serve as a stick with which to beat the world’s largest software
company. But this is not the first time that there has been a
challenge to Microsoft’s supremacy or that Unix has been heralded
as an alternative to DOS, Windows et al.”


Complete story
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