Linux most common config

Charles Curley charlescurley at
Thu Oct 6 16:12:16 MDT 2011

On Thu, 6 Oct 2011 11:50:20 -0600 (MDT)
"Ryan Simpkins" <plug at> wrote:

> Sadly, the most common configuration around here seems to be this:
> 64-bit Ubuntu with a 2TB SATA disk (ext4) and 4GB of RAM. When it
> breaks, hire the high-school kid who installed it so he can use
> 'google' to 'fix' it. Realize you don't have any backups. Send all
> employees home for 3 days. Hire ultra-expensive know-nothing IT
> contractor. Replace Linux server with Windows and start data re-entry
> project. Wait for the first 0-Day to wipe out your biz. Repeat
> annually.

Oooohhhhh, nice business model. Ya think we can get some federal
stimulus money to start such a company?


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