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Mea culpa: coming clean about my n00b Linux mistakes

“A little over a week ago, I wrote a rant about how my Linux
server had crashed. I was upset when I wrote the piece, having lost
a lot of work. Since then, the article itself got almost 800
comments and even my respected colleagues here on ZDNet and
elsewhere have weighed in (some with very angry emails and
accusations directed at me).

To be honest, the cognitive disconnects amongst the most loyal
Linux fanbois have concerned and disappointed me. I’ve long
considered Linux the last bastion for operating system freedom and
I’m learning that might not really be the case.


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