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Linux Foundation End User Summit: Right Content?

Oct 08, 2009, 10:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christopher Tozzi)

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"The Linux Foundation, which famously acquired the linux.com domain last year, is dedicated, in its own words, to “fostering the growth of Linux.” That’s obviously a noble, if ambiguous, goal, and the promotion of Linux on any front is beneficial to the free-software community as a whole.

"But it’s somewhat regrettable that the Linux Foundation has chosen to focus a huge majority of its resources catering to corporate users and geeks, rather than advancing Ubuntu’s mission of pushing Linux onto the desktops of normal people. That problem is exemplified in the linux.com website, which is not as helpful as it could be for non-geeks trying to figure out if Linux could work for them."

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