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The Day of the Linux Desktop

Nov 12, 2007, 23:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Miller)

"I've been hearing the phrase 'This is the year of the Linux desktop' for 10 years. For me, it's been a true statement for each of those years, because GNU/Linux has been my primary desktop operating system since 1997. But for most people around the world, this is the year of the the Windows desktop, same as it was last year and the year before. But if we each spent one day telling others about GNU/Linux, could we make a difference in the lives of at least a few people? I think so. That's why I'm promising--right here and right now--to spend at least one day in the next three months handing out free GNU/Linux install CDs, and why I invite you to join me in this effort.

"Yes, this sounds a lot like Software Freedom Day. It should. That's where I got the idea..."

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