The Telegraph: Bootcamp 318: Linux--What's It All About?
Mar 26, 2004, 01:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"The vast majority of desktop and laptop PCs--more than 95
percent at the last count--use the Microsoft Windows operating
system (OS), and very good it is too, for despite its shortcomings
it has helped to make the fantastically complicated technology that
is the modern computer cheap, accessible and easy to use.
"Most of the remaining PCs use the Mac OS devised by Apple, and
this is wonderful too, some say even better than Windows, but there
is a third option. It's called Linux and not only is it also very
good, it is essentially free, growing in popularity at an
unprecedented rate and starting to get the big boys