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TecTracks: Linux: The Cons -- Is It Time For Armageddon?

Mar 22, 2001, 08:58 (33 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim Kirchner)

"As discontent for Microsoft's alleged monopoly over the software market rises, enthusiasm toward the Linux operating system grows. Since Linux provides powerful and economic solutions, particularly for Web servers, some people go one step further and ask, 'When will Microsoft be overthrown?'"

"Instead, I prefer to ask, 'Is Linux truly wonderful?'"

"In spite of its stable efficiency, Linux will not be running on my primary machine any time soon. Many hardware items--video cards, sound cards, modems--lack Linux drivers. Likewise, OEM support for current and prospective Linux users suffers."

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