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Re: kurd lures turkish military with x-rated spyware ..

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____/ Sinister Midget on Tuesday 03 February 2009 17:44 : \____

> On 2009-02-03, Sermo Malifer <sermomalifer@xxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>>> ____/ Doug Mentohl on Tuesday 03 February 2009 15:01 : \____
>>>> The supposed perp, .. succeeded in infecting systems maintained by the
>>>> Turkish General Staff (which oversees Turkey's military) and Turkey’s
>>>> intelligence agency ..
>>>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/02/03/kurdish_spyware_suspect/
>>> That's why they are moving to Linux in the Turkish military.
>> There's nothing in the article about the Turkish military moving to
>> Linux.    Linux isn't mentioned at all.  Changing software systems isn't
>> mentioned at all.
> He didn't say it did.
> It was more like someone saying they own a particular type of
> automobile that's a piece of crap, and somebody else saying, "That's
> why I won't own a Ford." The first person may not have mentioned Ford.
> But the second person found some similarity to their own situation and
> made a somewhat related statement.
> If you can't see a relationship, or cause and effect situation, between
> the article and Roy's statement, I'll be glad to help.

Real answers to the question “Can you run your business on Linux and open

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| The first response was again very positive. “I have [a] connection with a
| number who do this and all reckon they have saved lots of money” he said.
| [...]
| He continued, “For the client OS migration, we are experiencing a large scale
| project for the Turkish Military now. 5.500 clients will migrate to Pardus (a
|                 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
| Turkish government-backed Linux distribution.)”
| He concluded with some words of advice to make a desktop Linux deployment be
| successful: “For the client, you need a usable distribution (Pardus, Kubuntu,
| Suse, etc) with support for Flash, Java, PDF files, and every imaginable
| multimedia format right out of the box. That is, if you install Linux with
| just clicking on next and these come. Then almost 99% of ordinary desktop
| users will be satisfied.”


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