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What do I want you to do? Sell Linux. By that I mean talk to your boss who is considering setting up a web server. Talk to your ISP. Point them to some examples. (www.ssc.com is our web server, but don't stop there. Our ISP, running Linux systems can be found at www.aa.net/. And there are certainly more.)
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