"When and why was GNU/Linux Matters started?
We started the project because we felt there was a lack of
wide-scale communication around Linux and free software in general.
Many Windows users still believe that GNU/Linux is a toy for geeks,
and don't understand the importance of freedom in computing. We
want to change just that!
"GetGNULinux.org first went online in July 2006; it was simply a
personal project for me. The site caught on well and within a few
months a group of contributors teamed up, continually improving the
site and progressively translating it in four languages. Gustavo
and I set-up the non-profit organisation, GNU/Linux Matters, in
February 2007, to make sure the project would always stay on the
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