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Pittsburgh Tribune: Street believes Linux leading revolution in PCs

Dec 14, 1999, 23:50 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gregory M. Drahuschak)

"The Linux-Windows fight, however, is a far cry from the Windows-DOS fight Microsoft won easily years ago. To the average PC user, Linux probably can only make their computing life more complicated, not less."

"Despite what appears to be the reality that Linux has no chance, the stocks of companies involved in Linux act like this is the beginning of a revolution in PCs, resembling what happened 15 years ago...."

"Often a good story generates a sequel. Looking for users who do not need a heavy-duty operating system, already a Linux sequel dubbed Linus, is in the works. Apparently the hope is that this version will reach the commercial viability its cartoon namesake did. Viable or not, the story is probably enough to be the catalyst for unfathomable gains in some stocks."

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