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Linux

| 🗖 nosplit | ↑ parent "Operating system" | words: 312 | descendant words: 937 | descendants: 14
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It ain't perfect, but it's decent enough.
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From a technical point of view, it can do anything that Microsoft Windows can. Except being forcefully installed on every non-MacOS 2019 computer you can buy.
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Ciro's conversion to Linux happened around 2012, and was a central part of his open source Enlightenment, since it fundamentally enables the discovery and contribution to open source software. Because what awesome open source person would waste time porting their amazing projects to closed source OSes?
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Ciro's modest nature can be seen as he likes to compare this event Buddha's Great Renunciation.
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Particularly interesting in the history of Linux is how it won out over the open competitors that were coming up in the time: MINIX (see the chat) and BSD Operating System that got legally bogged down at the critical growth moment.
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Figure 80. xkcd 619: Supported Features. Source. This perfectly illustrates Linux development. First features that matter. Then useless features.
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Video 179. Bill Gates vs Steve Jobs by Epic Rap Battles of History (2012) Source. Just stop whatever you are doing, and watch this right now. "I'm on Linux, bitch, I thought you GNU".
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