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The Zen Penguin - Bill tries Linux

tip from BillWebb, Jan 2007, permalink _ Operating System


From Clif:

Bill Webb recently wrote me with a cryptic message and a link.

Might be of interest. http://tinyurl.com/36f3ab


This lead me to one of Bill's great dissertations on his adventures in cyberspace. See a sneak preview here.


From Bill as DigitalZen:

Now that I’ve got the new computer settled down and running the way I want, I decided to experiment with a Linux distribution. Those of you who have been in a galaxy far, far away for the past fifteen years or so can read about Linux here.


Why? In a word, Windows. While there’s no real rush to change anything, since we’re running XP Pro (which will be supported by Micro$oft for at least five more years), eventually I will have to look at either buying a new machine or upgrading the operating system on our present one for some reason. Change is inevitable. While it’s likely some distance down the road, I’d like to know something about options ... read the rest


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About Digtital Zen: Computer dharma 1-A, and a little philosophy and politics.

DZ was honored as Time's Person of the Year in 2006