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)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"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..."