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Song Parodies -> "Taking Care of Linux"

Original Song Title:

"Taking Care of Business"

Original Performer:

Bachman Turner Overdrive

Parody Song Title:

"Taking Care of Linux"

Parody Written by:

Patrick G Horneker

The Lyrics

During the past decade, Linux went from a hobbyist project to a Information Technology phenomenon that has taken the business world by storm. In these economic times, Linux just makes sense, especially when it comes to cost, security and stability on corporate IT environments. Texstar is the organization that created the PCLinuxOS distribution...also, apologies to Randy Bachmann for this parody.
You get e-mail daily
From your corporate servers
Read your messages on your Blackberry
There's a Windows Vista crash
and PCs booting, PCs crashing
And the sysops who try to look busy

And if your connection is fine
You can log on in by nine
And run your restore job to fix the net
If you ever use bash(1)
Look at this, Windows is trashed
Those people work at nothing all day

We will be...
Taking care of Linux every day
Taking care of Linux every way
I've been taking care of Linux, running fine
Taking care of Linux, server is on-line
Log in.

If it were easy as drivin'
You machine could be flying
If you would start up OpenOffice
Get a second-hand PC
Chances are you'll be free
If you log in with Texstar or openSUSE

People see you starting Linux
Just installing on the Sun
Tell them that you like that this way
It's the Windows we avoid
And we're all well enjoyed
We love to work with Linux all day

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Pacing: 4.7
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Overall Rating: 4.7

Total Votes: 3

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Michael Pacholek - June 15, 2009 - Report this comment
Why don't you just give him back his security blanket? Oh, no, wait, that's Taking Care of Linus. Sorry. Then again, Linus strikes me as someone who grew up to become a computer nerd, so maybe he CAN take care of your Linux!
Jonathan S. - June 15, 2009 - Report this comment
I love this to (mega)bits. 555

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