Van Dam Iron Works Vacillates Between Linux and Windows
Oct 24, 2008, 13:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"But in 2001, the self-professed Linux enthusiast swapped the
Novell server for the Red Hat Linux server and pieced together a
system that also included Windows 98 and NT clients for
"While Rousch now tries to run as many programs as he can on
Linux, he acknowledges that Van Dam is unlikely to ever leave
proprietary software behind entirely due to its use of various
mission-critical, Windows-only applications. For instance, "We use
AutoCAD and that's a big part of our company. That's Windows-only.
There's no way we're going to get Linux clients on those.""