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Migrating to GNU/Linux in the Good Old Days

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I read an article from about the time I migrated to GNU/Linux. I used Caldera. The other guy used Suse. I had a tiny bit of trouble inputting sweep/synch frequencies for five different monitors; he had a dozen big problems which mostly stemmed from him wanting his PC to do things exactly the way it did things with that other OS.

It’s rather obvious that GNU/Linux is not that other OS but people seem to feel an OS that is not that other OS is somehow faulty. He wrote that it took him a year to get his system working as he wanted.

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