Re: Hate Linux?? (was Re: [Nolug] Woo hoo!!! On-line with wireless!!!)

From: Ron Johnson <>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 12:44:39 -0500
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On 2009-06-12 11:54, B. Estrade wrote:
> But moreover, I just *love* FreeBSD. There's a quote floating around
> that says, "FreeBSD is for those who love Unix; Linux is for those who
> hate Windows." And I think this is very accurate for the way that I
> feel. I still don't like the generalization it implies about people
> who advocate Linux, but it makes me chuckle because I can't deny that
> it is true in many cases.

Is this "hate Windows" a shorthand for "hate Microsoft" or "hate
closed source"?

I wanted Linux because Windows didn't give me the "real OS" power
that I was (and am) used to from OpenVMS minicomputers at work.

Scooty Puff, Sr
The Doom-Bringer
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