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May 13, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Linux is one of the most remarkable phenomena in the recent
history of personal computing. In some ways, it's similar to the
original homebrew PC movement of the late 1970s and early 80s.
Equal parts cool kids club and grass roots revolution, Linux in its
many different forms has proven itself a force to be reckoned with.
A highly configurable OS that can both scale up to big enterprise
iron and down to handheld devices, Linux can do almost anything. It
even powers the most well-known PVR on the planet, TiVo.
"Now that we've heaped that glowing praise on this modern
computing wonder, we have to throw a rock or two at it