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A Linux Pragmatist, Not an Evangelist

Jan 03, 2008, 18:15 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Anderson)

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"I've been using Linux, more specifically Ubuntu, now for about six months. It's my third or fourth attempt at using Linux or BSD (Apple's OS X not withstanding). I have tried various distributions of Linux, including Suse, Mandrake, Yellow Dog. I even gave OpenBSD a spin because I went through a mildly paranoid phase when it came to privacy and security, living in Washington DC can do that to you.

"But I always gave up after a little while. Sometimes, I never got past the installer. With distros that I got to install, I was flummoxed by how the distros handled file dependencies. Ubuntu has changed that, and I now feel confident enough to use it for a lot of day to day tasks as well as using it as a media server at home. But, six months hasn't turned me into a evangelist but rather a Linux pragmatist..."

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