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hpr3939 :: How I got into tech and hacking

Getting interested in tech can start in both odd and familiar places. This is Trixter's story.

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Hosted by Trixter on 2023-09-07 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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Duration: 00:20:38

How I got into tech.

Started by monsterb, this series invites people to share with us how they found Linux. It has become traditional for first time hosts to share with us their journey to Linux. Indeed it has morphed to be way to share your journey in tech right up to your first contribution to HPR.

In the show, I mention that leaving Mark Williams Company was "a story for another time", but the short answer is that Linux crushed them. Coherent Unix had to make a choice to compete with either Windows, SCO Unix, or Linux, and had enough budget to add either X Windows or TCP/IP networking. They chose X11, and IMO that killed any chance of Coherent Unix being useful in a world of Linux and FreeBSD.


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