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What is so Good About Linux?

Oct 24, 2008, 04:33 (1 Talkback[s])

"Platforms. Linux is not just for Intel-based platforms: It has been ported to and runs on the Power PC--including Apple computers (ppclinux), Compaq's (née Digital Equipment Corporation) Alpha-based machines, MIPS-based machines, Motorola’s 68K based machines, various 64-bit systems, and IBM’s S/390. Nor is Linux just for single processor machines: As of version 2.0, it runs on multiple-processor machines (SMPs). It also includes an O(1) scheduler, which dramatically increases scalability on SMP systems."

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