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Linux Business

Submission + - 10 years of pushing for Linux - and giving up.

boyko.at.netqos writes: "Jim Sampson at Network Performance Daily writes about his attempts to get Linux working in a business/enterprise environment, but each time, he says, something critical just didn't work, and eventually, he just gave up.

"For the next ten years, I would go off and on back to this thought: I wanted to support the Open Source community, and to use Linux, but every time, the reality was that Linux just was not ready... Over the last six years, I've tried periodically to get Linux working in the enterprise, thinking, logically, that things must have improved. But every time, something — sometimes something very basic — prevented me from doing what I needed to do in Linux."

The article caps with his attempts to use Ubuntu Edgy Eft — only to find a bug that still prevented him from doing work."

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