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Submission + - Living (and dying) with Linux in the workplace

jcatcw writes: "Sharon Machlis, Computerworld's online managing editor and new Linux guru, tried to switch to from Windows to Suse Desktop 10. From the article:

I expected to be a poster child for the next wave of Linux desktop adopters. I wanted to be. I like the whole idea of a technically macho, open-source operating system — one that doesn't assume we all must be protected from an operating system's inner workings. I don't fear command lines, and enjoy fiddling around with programming.

It turns out that an intermediate-level power user may not be the ideal next desktop Linux demographic.
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