Five and a Half Reasons I Prefer Linux (as a power user)
Jul 12, 2010, 07:06 (0 Talkback[s])
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"While we all have our own reasons for liking Linux and open
source, here are my top five (and a half!) reasons why, as a power
user, I prefer to use Linux. Youâ€™ll notice that
these reasons are quite a bit different from why I think Ubuntu
makes a great operating system for Mom, which just goes to show how
versatile Linux can be.
"#1 It puts you in charge
"Between my day job at a software company and my work on
TechThrob, I spend a lot of time on the computer, doing technical
things. Nothing compares to the power of Linux when it comes to
managing technology, whether it be administering severs, writing
code, or interfacing with computers in some other way."