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Never Used Linux?

April 12th Fact-of-the-Day

Many computer users say they have never used Linux when in fact they use it almost every day. Anyone who uses Google uses Linux. Google search services are provided by approximately 100,000 networked Linux computers. Is Linux reliable? How often do you find Google's site down? Is Linux fast? How long does it take Google to search 8,058,044,651 web pages located at 60,442,655 sites and point you to some that contain what you are looking for while simultaneously doing the same for countless other users? Google's success with Linux has done a lot to legitimize the Linux operating system among previous doubters. Of course, Google is not the only way everyone who uses the Internet uses Linux. A large percentage of the web, mail, DNS and other types of servers routinely used by everyone who uses to the Internet run under Linux. The odds are high that you are using Linux whenever you go to a website or send an e-mail. ©2005 Martek, International. All rights reserved.


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