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PC Magazine: Linux 2.2 Gives NT a Run for Its Money--for Free

May 14, 1999, 14:09 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Neil Randall)


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"Linux 2.2 rivals Windows NT 4, boasting a comprehensive complement of features, capabilities, and compatibilities--even running on x86-based machines. What's more, it's free. Linux and Apache remain an attractive choice for web servers compared with Windows NT."

"Microsoft is worried. The last time the company was in this predicament, Netscape had just started up and Bill Gates suddenly discovered the Internet. But it's one thing to fight off a single company and quite another to stop a worldwide revolution. That revolution is Linux, the POSIX-compliant Unix operating system, now out in Version 2.2--a significant new update."

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