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> What is Linux?
> Linux is a multi-user, mult-tasking, network operating system. Linux
> is a flavor of Unix, the first operating system. Linux runs on
(un*x) One of the oldest operating systems....
(linux) Linux stability is legendary.
> Is Linux Right For Me?
> For how wonderful Linux may sound, be warned, it is a very challenging
> operating system. Linux is still in its infancy with regards to the
> home users. Do not expect the simplicity of Windows or Mac OS.
It is a very sophisticated, and capable, o/s that requires more
knowledge on the part of the individual to configure it.
> What Can I Do With Linux?
> To answer this question, ask yourself this: What do you want to do
> with Linux? You are only limited by your imagination. With Linux you
> have the capability to redesign the entire operating system to suite
> your needs. Most software code is available for your modification. But
> what if you are not a programmer? What if you do not have the training
> to make these modifications? Well then, you will just have the reap
> the benefits of thousands of programmers world wide who modify and
> design applications to suite just about any need. And again, you can
> usuually find an application to suite your needs free of charge. The
> only cost is learning to use the program.
Linux is a "community" o/s, others helping others to configure their
systems and add new capabilities.
Tom Walsh - WN3L - Embedded Systems Consultant
"Windows? No thanks, I have work to do..."