"Linux-based operating systems boast some very impressive
management features, including detailed configuration controls for
the GNOME desktop environment and a unified software management
framework that puts Windows and its horde of disparate update
applets to shame.
"However, the lack in Linux of a well-integrated analogue for
Microsoft's Active Directory and Group Policy to tie everything
together leaves the open-source operating system with a management
whole that adds up to less than the sum of its individually
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