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PC Week: Tips for those taking the Linux plunge

Apr 01, 1999, 13:58 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Neil Plotnick)


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Thanks to Marty for this link.

"Speed and stability are two of the many reasons that IT departments have been examining Linux as a serious adjunct to or replacement for Windows NT Server or NetWare. However, installation problems and related configuration questions have stymied many people looking to take the Linux plunge.

"Typical is the experience of Linda Colloran, a computer instructor at Ashland High School, in Ashland, Ore. Her students were attempting to install a Slackware version of Linux and hit a wall when specifying how hard disk partitions should be structured."

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