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"You've seen the advertisements and read the articles, and now you're considering a new operating system that promises to be a panacea for all your computing needs. Faster performance, the ability to run more powerful applications, fewer system crashes--all this and more is just an operating-system installation away."

Here's a review of several operating systems, with a whole section devoted to Linux. (See the sidebar for the link).

"What About Linux?"

"interest in Linux continues to grow in the corporate world, and companies such as Intel Corp. and Oracle Corp. are taking an active interest in supporting it. Small businesses considering a Unix-based solution or Windows NT to handle a fast-growing business will find Linux worth a closer look."

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