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Free Software Magazine: GNU/Linux on the Desktop: A Modest Business Proposal

Mar 24, 2007, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Goodwin)


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"With the bickering about what Dell will and won't do to provide Linux on their desktop machines, it seems to me there's a much easier way to introduce GNU/Linux into the world. Scrap it!

"GNU/Linux is a great project, with fantastic underlying technology, but its name conjures up images of geek humor, stuffy Unix-like machines from a 1970s university, and--worst of all--servers. Not desktops. Therefore, I propose we set up a business that will fork the kernel into a new project, let's call it MegaOS, and install that onto a set of new machines, each branded with our corporate MegaOS logo..."

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