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Why use Linux?

  1. Assumptions: You are familiar with UNIX (and like it)
  2. Linux is powerful, stable, free (but can be difficult and lack hardware support)
  3. PPPL is moving towards a more Linux-heavy mix of UNIX workstations and servers
  4. Using Linux/UNIX at the lab and at home allows for uniform operating environment
My experience:

Troy Carter 2001-06-03