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Blog of Helios: Linux Advocacy... A Fool's Errand or a Mission of Mercy?

Mar 12, 2006, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

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"It was a small gathering. Maybe 23 people at most had taken their seats in the little computer clubhouse beside the main activities center. We had been invited to speak at a meeting of the Sugar Creek Computer Club. This well-known retirement community boasted all the amenities and comforts of home. The Sugar Creek Computer Club was well outfitted. 30 Dell computers hummed quietly beside each work desk. Some had the well-worn fish screen saver flickering against the wall, others just had the Rolling Hills of Microsoft with the white puffy clouds adorning the screens. Sprinkled among the various screens were the ones we were here to help with. The ones with bright blue screens and white block letters... The Blue Screen of Death..."

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