MadPenguin: Ubuntu On The Business Desktop
Nov 18, 2005, 10:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Simon Gerber)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to SilentBob4 for this link.
"I work as a consultant in a Windows-centric work-place and we
remotely administer Windows servers. We trouble-shoot Windows
clients. We keep spammers out of our Exchange servers. We defrag.
We update. We install antivirus programs. We eliminate spyware. I
suppose it would be fair to say that Microsoft keeps us in
business. One day, while the boss was away, I shoved a spare
hard-drive into my computer and installed Ubuntu 5.04. I managed to
work for a month and a half before the Boss noticed I was using
Linux --and that was only because he happened to glance at my
screen. Half a year later, I am still using Ubuntu (now version
5.10) at work and I am more productive than ever..."