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Linux Users: No MSDN Downloads for You!

May 29, 2008, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Perlow)

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"Okay, I confess, I use Microsoft products. A lot. Go ahead and revoke my Linux advocate license, I'm a traitorous clueless fool. Yadda yadda yadda. Have we gotten that out of the way? Great.

"Maybe I'm being totally unreasonable, but with the advent of free desktop and SMB virtualization products, one should be able to have the choice of running Microsoft applications, including Windows, on Linux or any other alternative environment of their liking. My preferred computing environment is Linux--specifically Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, for the work I do as an infrastructure architect. But I still need to run Windows applications, so lately I've taken to running it under Sun xVM VirtualBox 1.6..."

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