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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RE: The name?
by RichterKuato on Sat 24th Mar 2012 16:19 UTC in reply to "The name?"
RichterKuato
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Because like the reviewer said most people (which honestly included me just a while ago) think that it's made for scientists. This is a perfectly reasonable assumption given all the distributions built for certain jobs or professions that use computers.

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