What Free Software Does the World Need Now?
Nov 03, 2008, 18:33 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Katherine Noyes)
"On the other hand, "while there's a little tongue-in-cheek, I
suspect, this is an interesting development," Slashdot blogger yagu
told LinuxInsider. "I'd file it under the 'more things using Linux
than people realize' category. But it is good news -- it's
indicative of how versatile Linux is that BIOS vendors and others
are choosing Linux for these kinds of technology tweaks."
"One result could be to give Linux more exposure in a mainstream
setting, yagu added. "Maybe we need to find a way to talk about
this more publicly ... get people asking, 'why, if the instant boot
is a satisfactory experience for most computer tasks, wouldn't
Linux be satisfactory in a more full environment?'" he suggested.
"Of course, then we have to answer that not-so-simple question --
but it's a start.""
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