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Linux Taking Center Stage This Week

Dec 11, 2008, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"Perhaps, I'm just saying this after finding a new variant of the Vundo trojan on a PC with Windows XP. A trojan that even some of the better anti-virus software can't detect or remove. That trojan took 25 working hours to analyze and remove from the infected Windows PC. Or, perhaps I'm favoring Linux because after being mandated to install anti-virus software on the Linux boxes, I found not a single piece of malicious software on the systems. I am also filled with joy because I'm nearing the purchase of a laptop with Ubuntu Linux pre-installed knowing that the entire laptop is likely to cost me far less than the MacBook Pro I bought my wife last year. Linux, you are a sweetheart in my eyes.

"I'm not the only one that thinks so. IBM still has high hopes that with Ubuntu Linux they can lure enterprises away from Windows. There also is a nice article posted at Tech Republic titled, 10 things Linux does better than OS X. I especially like number 6.

"6. Portability..."

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