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Making a Difference the Linux Way

Apr 01, 2014, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

As a marketed product, Linux was set up to fail upon inception and a couple of things are responsible for that fact. Why would anyone advertise a product when it doesn't cost anything? Linux is free. There is no financial incentive for advertising something that isn't going to bring you a return on your money. I'm not saying Linux was ever a marketed product on a large scale. I'm saying it would not survive as a marketed product - not in its present form anyway.

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