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BLAG 90000: The Che Guevara Of Linux

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THERE'S an alluring whiff of rebellion about the Linux/Open Source community. Using Linux, writing about Linux, championing Linux - it is like sticking up two fingers (or one, if you are reading this in America) to a corporate world that insists on telling me what I can and cannot do with my own computers. Every time I use BLAG 90000, I cannot help thinking of Che Guevara.

I cannot explain why Jeff Moe decided this was a fitting introduction to his creation, but you have to admit it is a distinctive way to kick things off.

It is also a precursor of what is to follow, once you start to dig beneath the surface of BLAG 90000.

For example, when you launch Firefox.

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