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LinuxFocus: Where is the Spirit of Linux?

Feb 02, 2005, 03:15 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Guido Socher)

"Linux really used to have a spirit and a small but very active community. It was almost like a little garage. Everybody was working on some part of the car. Adding tires, polishing and tuning the motor.... New people came and were amazed. Hey, this is a cool idea! How can I help? Give me that screw driver. I will fix the mirror. Next Linuxfocus came into the garage. The Linux 'car' is a nice one! It is a bit difficult to drive but we like it so we will contribute by documenting how to use it.

"Everybody who was using the Linux 'car' was also contributing to it in some way. It was very exciting..."

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