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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smashIt
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2005-07-06

sorry to quote you on this:

Get your facts straight, friend, then we can debate the merits of what's out there.

but

If you can't lock down the directory with the binaries/executables in it, you'll have the nightmare situation that most Windows users suffer from today.
is plain wrong

it seems to me that you never got beyound the simplified file-permissions in windows.
the dark side is like this ;) : http://temp.funtech.org/permissions.PNG

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