ABC News: The Answer Geek: The Lowdown on Linux

[ Thanks to Randy for this link.

I’ve heard a lot about something called Linux being used as
a replacement for Windows. What is it?

“The answer to that question depends very much upon who you are.
To some it’s a religion, the Holy Grail and the magic arrow that
will slay the Microsoft dragon all rolled into one. To others it’s
a curiosity, a nuisance or just one more piece of inscrutable
computer technology…”