Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 19th Dec 2005 16:32 UTC, submitted by Valour
Linux "There is a lot of confusing information about the GNU/Linux operating system, open source and free software, and related issues in the press today. Many of these technologies and concepts are difficult to understand because they deviate from the standard historical traditions of the software industry. There are also a number of sponsored reports and other corporate propaganda published around the Web that smear the image of Linux and free software. In the interest of making a few basic concepts clear, this article will bring light to the darkness perpetuated by uninformed journalists, campaigning CEOs, and misleading advertisements."
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exactly what pinguinistas want to hear
by smashIt on Mon 19th Dec 2005 19:07 UTC
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i realy love the arguments in thes article.

linux is better because if a bug is found it is patched emediately (wich is a plain lie). but hey! who cares if the patch wasn't tested and breakes a load of other things, you didn't have to wait for it.

linux is better because you don't have to search for drivers on the manufacturer's homepage. you simply download new isos of your distribution of the week. At least you know how to spend your weekend when connected via dial-up.

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