My Eye Doctor Uses Linux

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Today I went to my eye doctor. While I was standing at the counter with dilated eyes, setting my next appointment, I noticed that the receptionist’s computer had the KDE launcher button! On closer inspection, I saw the KDE pager, all the default icons in the system tray, and all that fun stuff. I then saw that she was using SSH to access a server based system. See, there’s more proof that Linux can be used in mainstream business.
I think that a lot of businesses would benefit from Linux, especially if they can get away with only using specialized software, or if they have simple computing needs. Why spend an extra $200 per PC to have Windows, when nobody in your company really needs Windows based software? Admittedly, this doesn’t work for most companies, but small clinics like my eye doctor are a perfect case for Linux.