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Columbus Ledger-Enquirer: It's a Computing Alternative

May 17, 2004, 18:15 (4 Talkback[s])
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"When Linux creator Linus Torvalds first started talking about world domination in the late 1990s, he delivered the line mostly in jest.

"Microsoft, the current world ruler, stopped laughing a long time ago.

"It doesn't seem realistic to think Linux's free, open-source operating system will knock Microsoft Windows off its throne any time soon. Indisputably, though, Linux and the vast array of free software surrounding it have emerged as a viable desktop computing alternative--for those willing to dig into the installation instructions and tackle the odd setup puzzle...."

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