“I’ve been hearing the phrase ‘This is the year of the Linux
desktop’ for 10 years. For me, it’s been a true statement for each
of those years, because GNU/Linux has been my primary desktop
operating system since 1997. But for most people around the world,
this is the year of the the Windows desktop, same as it was last
year and the year before. But if we each spent one day telling
others about GNU/Linux, could we make a difference in the lives of
at least a few people? I think so. That’s why I’m promising–right
here and right now–to spend at least one day in the next three
months handing out free GNU/Linux install CDs, and why I invite you
to join me in this effort.
“Yes, this sounds a lot like Software Freedom Day. It should.
That’s where I got the idea…”