How A Microsoft Veteran Learned To Love Linux And Why It Matters

by on June 18, 2009 · 3 comments· LAST UPDATED June 18, 2009

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Great article.

"After The Software Wars", is a new book in which former Microsoft employee Keith Curtis explores the worlds of proprietary and free software. Quoting from the article:

While I came to not be all that thrilled with Fedora itself, I was floored merely by the installation process. It contained a graphical installer that ran all the way to completion, it resized my NTFS partition -- which I considered a minor miracle, setup dual boot, and actually did boot, and let me surf the Web. I didn't have a clue what to do next, but the mere fact that this all worked told me more about the potential of Linux than anything I had read so far. You cannot, by accident, build an airplane that actually flies.

=> How a Microsoft veteran learned to love Linux, and why it matters

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1 kim jong il June 21, 2009 at 1:57 am

boring read

ill sum up the book:
gosh i discovered linux

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2 chairman mao July 7, 2009 at 5:47 am

lol @ kim jong il, n1

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3 M.S. Babaei August 1, 2009 at 3:46 am

http://www.mslinux.org/
Is GNU/Linux the Ultimate Choice!! We have already (symlinked) M$ Linux it’s aliased by Novell
ln –symbolic “M$ Linux” “Novell open$u$e”
cd “./Novell open$u$e/mono”
ls
:D

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