Linux at 25

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Sep 14 17:57:48 CDT 2016

On 09/14/2016 01:18 PM, Murray McCullough wrote:
> Linux at 25 - created 25 years ago. Has it changed computing or is it
> 'better' than WIN or MacOS? 

Right--I really want Windows or Mac OS running the firmware in my
routers and DSL modem...

I'll posit that Linux has made a bigger splash not as a desktop
environment (which is what mostly distinguishes the many flavors of the
thing) but as embedded and server software.   I was a bit surprised to
find that my home thermostat was running BusyBox.


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