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Boston Globe: A test for Linux

“The Linux operating system has been getting a lot of publicity
lately, and a growing number of companies, impressed by its
reliability, are using Linux as the foundation for some of their
computer systems.”

“But is Linux ready for the small business or home office?”

For a few days recently, I took off my professional
computer-consultant hat and gave Linux a try for my everyday office
needs.
Based on that experience, I feel safe in cautioning
others to not abandon their Windows or Macintosh systems yet. Linux
is moving in the right direction, but it is not ready for
nontechnical users.”


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