Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Mar 2012 22:44 UTC
Linux "Scientific Linux is an unknown gem, one of the best Red Hat Enterprise Linux clones. The name works against it because it's not for scientists; rather it's maintained by science organizations. Let's kick the tires on the latest release and see what makes it special."
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The name?
by jessesmith on Sat 24th Mar 2012 14:21 UTC
jessesmith
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2010-03-11

I don't understand why reviewers keep harping on about the name Scientific Linux. I've never read a review which complained Fedora wasn't designed for people who wear hats or that Mandrake Linux wasn't for people into plants or that Pear wasn't for people who grow fruit. Why is it that so many reviewers complain about Scientific Linux but none of the others? Are they really that simple-minded?

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