SJ Mercury: Letters to the Editor advocate Linux

“The major issue in the popular use of Linux is not in terms of
installation but rather that Linux is Unix. There is quite a bit in
Unix which is conceptually new to the average Microsoft Windows
user. I would submit that Unix is actually easier to learn for a
new user who has never touched a computer before in his life.”

“there are “Install Fests” where someone will walk you through
the installation process. Just contact your nearest Linux users
group for info on the next install fest.”

“I’ve been using Linux for years as my primary platform, and
find that I can do everything I need for business with it. True, it
does not have all the consumer shrink-wrapped titles, but for
business use it has what I need.”

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