January 8, 2002

Escape from Redmond<http://www.byte.com/images/structure/spacer.gif>

Author: JT Smith

A Byte.com article by Jerry Pornelle discusses the pros and cons of Windows alternatives, primarily Linux. "If you're a tinkerer, you should by all means have a look at Linux. My friend Roland Dobbins uses Slackware Linux because it's the most UNIX-like of all the distributions out there; but for beginners, he generally recommends Mandrake. The relative newcomer Redmond Linux ? no irony in that name, what? ? also deserves your attention."
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