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..."