What If I Get Hit By a Bus?

“After reading Marc Wagner’s post ‘Don’t be fooled, Linux is not
free,’ I was struck by a few items. First and foremost, Marc is
right. Linux is not a panacea. It doesn’t take away the cost of
doing business and it certainly requires a degree of expertise,
just as Windows, Mac, and every other flavor of OS out there do.
The majority of the network I run is Windows-based since that plays
to my users’ greatest strengths, as well as my greatest expertise
in terms of administration. My .nix understanding is certainly
growing, as is my respect for the set of platforms, but I’m still
not at a point where I can bring a large percentage of my users
onboard with any incarnation of Linux and address their
requirements, needs, and training as well as I can with


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