“As the speakers at the Desktop Linux Summit 2006 last month
looked out at their audiences, they couldn’t help but notice that
the number of attendees sporting T-shirts, sandals and bushy facial
hair–the stereotypical look of Linux movement die-hards–was much
reduced from previous conferences.
“Linux proponents may have grown more buttoned-down, but the
open-source operating system is still well outside the
mainstream–at least on desktops…”