i believe he said "wonderful". clearly he's talking about bash
Plese do check Crunchbang Linux. Debian derivation -- works out of the box. great friendly community too.
likewise. i donated $20. small steps in improving our education system.
perhaps Linux will now be used for what it's best at - servers
http://robo.to/ been doing this for years.
a programmer will code to where it works. an engineer will code to where it works to its best performance(refactoring, algorithm analysis - big theta, etc). will come up with a mathematical solution to bottlenecks.