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Let Tux USB Keys Make Your Foreign Customers Feel at Home

Jun 01, 2009, 17:34 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Chao-Kuei Hung for this link. ]

"Now turn around the table and let's say that you run a restaurant or an internet cafe. A sane foreign visitor in your country would surely choose to use a tux computer that speaks her mother tongue in preference to the "familiar" windows computers. So here goes the proposal: Restaurant and Internet cafe owners, please contact your local LUGs and let them show you how to profit from Free/Libre/Open Source Software while making your customers feel at home -- computer-wise.

"So you have heard of GNU/Linux and/or FLOSS as an alternative to Microsoft Windows. You didn't have time to try this daunting new technology with 3-d desktops and you didn't know that "free" means "freedom" not "gratis", that you are welcome to make money out of it. That's ok. We will leave all the explanation works to your local LUGs -- Linux User Groups. I will just sketch how you can make your foreign customers happy while making profit out of it."

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