Installing Linux on a work comp....Do you tell your boss?

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Would you install linux on a work pc or laptop and not tell your boss?

Yes
3
7%
No
34
83%
Maybe
3
7%
Not Sure
1
2%
 
Total votes: 41

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Portreve
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Re: Installing Linux on a work comp....Do you tell your boss?

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I think maybe you should go ahead and nuke-n-pave all the computers at work which are infected with Windows, and install LM on them. And perhaps Debian on servers.

Of course, make sure to back up all the company's data first.

If you're questioned/threatened/challenged at work over this, tell them you were helping to protect company assets from future compromise, as well as enhance productivity.

If they seem to balk at that explanation, tell them that you succumbed to the influence and mind control of an evil Time Lord, and if they don't go along with his evil wishes, you'll be forced to put Windows 10 on all their systems.
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Re: Installing Linux on a work comp....Do you tell your boss?

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...and most importantly, make sure you maintain "social distancing" on the unemployment line.
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Re: Installing Linux on a work comp....Do you tell your boss?

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Personally I would not do that. If the pc is not yours personally, installing another operating system may cost you your job and income. Avoid it unless you physically own the device in question.
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