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The People Who Support Linux: It's a Family Affair

Aug 31, 2010, 12:35 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Alex is an individual member of The Linux Foundation and has been using Linux for five years. She started using it when she moved in with her partner, who is a programmer and built her computer using Ubuntu. Since then, Alex, her 7-year old son, her parents, and even the neighbor have all become regular Linux and open source software users.

""I am not a computer programmer or very skilled when it comes to figuring out what to do to make things work. So I need something that is easy and intuitive. I can load new applications, software and peripherals without having to look up manuals or finding that drive disc that always goes missing when you need it."

"Alex doesn't use Linux at work but does at home, so she sees the stark contrast with other operating systems on a daily basis."

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