Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 6th Sep 2011 21:32 UTC, submitted by rhyder
Linux "andLinux is a Linux distro with a difference. It's based on a port of the the Linux kernel to Windows coupled with an X server and other software. In short, it allows you to run Linux software seamlessly on the Windows desktop without recompiling it or using a virtual machine."
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RE: Not seeing the point
by jack_perry on Wed 7th Sep 2011 00:12 UTC in reply to "Not seeing the point"
jack_perry
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Some important Linux programs don't work as well natively on Windows as on Linux, and some run only through a virtual machine. The Sage computer algebra system is an example.

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