[SATLUG] What All Systems has to say about Linux

Dennis Myhand dmyhand at suddenlink.net
Thu Jan 17 06:29:00 CST 2008

Geoff wrote:
> Brad Knowles wrote:
>> On 1/16/08, Chris Lemire wrote:
>>>  Do you not use Linux for a desktop computer?
>> No, I use Mac OS X.
>> But my point was that when people were talking about how hard it would
>> be to switch from Windows to Linux on the desktop, it is completely
>> and totally inappropriate to refer them to the Supercomputing Top 500
>> list to "prove" to them that Linux is a viable OS.
> I know I'm asking for it, but ok, Brad... how do you figure that it's
> inappropriate to refer to the Supercomputing Top 500 list (which has 85%
> of all Servers in the top 500 running Linux)?

Because there is a whacking great difference between what a server does 
and what a desktop is used for?

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