"I do understand that Linux is a difficult topic to
write about, because there are so many new terms and ideas. The
Linux community has repeatedly seen this problem in articles
written by the mainstream tech media. These terms and ideas are
going to be even more confusing for an author who usually writes
about business and I am willing to give authors who try the benefit
of the doubt. But, the NY Times unnecessarily contributes to the
world-wide supply of FUD with the following statement:
"Try as they might, however, Linux zealots have failed in their
quest to make Linux mainstream on desktop and notebook computers.
The often quirky software remains in the realm of geeks, not
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