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The People Who Support Linux

May 06, 2010, 21:07 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jennifer Cloer)

"Fernandez: Keep doing what you're doing. The Linux developer community is the most impressive and successful group in the IT world. Linux is making progress in leaps and bounds. In terms of end users, Linux is being adopted by more and more people every day. Over the past ten years I've had many of my non-geeky friends (I like to refer to them as civilians) ask me questions like: 'Hey, what's this Linux thing I've been hearing about? Should I be using Linux?' The biggest message to people new to Linux is this: Linux is easy. Live CDs and distros with GUIs preconfigured have removed many of the previous barriers to adopting Linux as your primary operating system. It's free; what have you got to lose?"

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