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Linux Journal: Linux Needs to Disappear

Aug 01, 2006, 21:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicholas Petreley)

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"Okay, I confess that I chose this headline to draw you into this blog entry. A more accurate headline would be 'Operating systems need to disappear.' But I don't want my meaning to be misconstrued. The term 'operating systems' would have to include proprietary operating systems. If I say 'proprietary operating systems need to disappear,' I mean they should be wiped off the face of the earth. When I say Linux should disappear, I mean that end users shouldn't need to know it's there. Big difference. Add to that the fact that I would love to see Linux as the operating system for all computing devices, and there's not much left to use as a headline except 'Linux needs to disappear...'"

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