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as a matter of fact I work in a tech shop and my boss AND his wife both use Ubuntu Linux as their primary OS, their kids do for the most part to (kids being high school age and freshmen in college)
also, being in a tech shop we see just how bad things are for our customers with windows and have been switching quite a few of them to Ubuntu Linux and quite a few of them are women too so yes I do know, of know OF several girls/women who use Linux
There are many many women and girls who use Linux. 2 of the mods here are female and in terms of membership there are a huge number of women. However, the internet being the internet, many women do not identify as such because of creepy male internet users.
And I have moved this to General where we have had threads like this before.
My girlfriend from two years is kinda sick of the term linux, hearing and watching all the times around me.
Heck, she doesn't even use my Mint box, rather picks up the Windows one, that bites dust from me.
I'm still trying to convince her, phewww.
Hey, I didn't say there aren't more than that, I just said that they're the only two I know of (as in, they've said it publicly here, and it's in their profile)...it's kinda hard to tell by somebody's username whether they're a guy or a girl, unless it's made obvious ("GrapefruiTgirl", "MrCode", or if the name seems overall masculine/feminine...it's sometimes hard to tell).
Now, I don't wanna get into a big debate over the ratio of men/women there are in the Linux community, so I figure I should probably just stop now before people start accusing each other of being sexist or something...