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David BothThe Linux Philosophy for SysAdminshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3730-4_25

25. Support Your Favorite Open Source Project

David Both1 
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Linux and a very large proportion of the programs that we run on it are open source programs. Many of the larger projects, such as the kernel itself, are supported directly by foundations set up for that purpose, such as the Linux Foundation, and/or by corporations and other organizations that have an interest in doing so.

As a SysAdmin, I write a lot of scripts and I like doing so, but I am not an application programmer. Nor do I want to be because I enjoy the work of a SysAdmin, which allows for a different kind of programming. So, for the most part, ...

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