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  • What Linux is and why it has persisted

    Posted on January 18th, 2021 at 02:45 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge


    What Linux is and why it has persisted

    By Sandra Henry-Stocker

    When all your friends are using Windows and the desktops at work are all running Windows, Linux might be one of the last things you’d even think about.

    Anyone who has never taken a dive into Linux may wonder why anyone would bother using what might appear to be a nonstandard, aberrant, fragmented operating system with hundreds of different builds. There are, however, many reasons why Linux has become a successful OS, why hundreds of Linux distributions have come into being, and why Linux enthusiasts are so enamored with it.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 18.2.0 (2021-01-18).