"There is a common belief propagated around the web that Linux
users are a different breed of people than windows users. In the
beginning of Linux history that would have been true. These days it
is not. Linux has evolved to such an extent that anyone can and
does use Linux.
"Ever since the dawn of computing there have been 10 types of
people who use computers. There are the average users who just use
a computer in the course of their daily work and there are the
power users who love to delve into the deep and dark secrets of the
operating system and tweak and twiddle to their hearts desire. To
cater for those desires there are hundreds and thousands of web
sites, forums and blogs dedicated to operating system
"However, in, shall we say, debates amongst Linux and windows
users, there is a common argument directed against Linux users that
they and only they, are special cases which don't apply to the
public in general. I call balderdash."
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