LXer: Windows Users Test Linux waters
Apr 19, 2005, 02:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"I have two careers. I am the owner of a pressure washing
company in Austin Texas. No names or plugs; I'm not here for
shameless publicity... it's simply what I do. My second job is
selling Linux. When I say 'sell,' I am not talking about an
exchange for financial gain. I am talking about selling the idea,
the philosophy of Linux. I give away 10-15 disks a week to my
customers and other people I meet. I keep them neatly stacked in my
briefcase, ready for an opportunity to introduce someone to an
alternative to Microsoft Windows.
"Fifteen months ago, what I knew of Linux you could stuff in
your front pocket, and most of that knowledge was wrong..."