[Don't Fear the Penguins.]

The Future of Linux

14 July 1998

Selected Audience Questions and Answers

These are somewhat paraphrased, either because I couldn't hear the exact question or couldn't write fast enough.

I've got 1000 Suns used for CAD and would like to start moving to Linux, but I have to have high-end CAD support. When can I expect it?

What can an average person gain by installing Linux?

Why isn't Linux appropriate for your 75-year-old mother? If she can do complex recipes, why not Linux?

Intel wants to support Linux, but what about Intel's non-disclosure agreement on Merced (IA-64) and the proprietary [encumbered] I2O spec?

Is there any plan to guide the GUI and/or widget set for Linux?

What are the differences between Linux and FreeBSD?

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