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Old 09-11-2010, 09:51 AM   #31
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A few girls from the dance studio I go to converted to Linux after their Windows machines got really slow and they noticed how fast and elegantly an old dinosaur at the studio is. When they ask how, I give them a LiveCD, tell them how to use it, and invite them to try it out. One of the girls even wrote a nice article about her experience, and offers some very good advice on "getting girls to use Linux." Amy's article is here. I now know several girls who use Linux!

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Interesting article, but I refuse to believe that all girls think alike. I mean, I certainly don't think like other people at all. I refuse to generalize, especially about something as important as the way people think. Sure, it might be true for the 90%, but that's not enough to warrant generalization.
 
Old 09-11-2010, 10:47 AM   #32
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Isn't there a "archgirl" or something as well in here?
archlinux_jessica ?
 
Old 09-11-2010, 12:13 PM   #33
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It only took two days and 32 posts for an actual female (anishakaul) to respond to this thread. Whether one considers this topic inane or intriguing, it's at least a noteworthy state of affairs.
 
Old 09-11-2010, 12:54 PM   #34
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Actually I saw this thread two days before, but since I am not a well known figure here and my username also doesn't suggest that I am a girl so I wondered if people would believe me
 
Old 09-12-2010, 02:37 AM   #35
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I wondered if people would believe me
After studying your LQ Profile photograph closely, I definitely believe you're a girl.
 
Old 09-12-2010, 01:50 PM   #36
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cybergal checking in. Linux user for 10 years. Only woman in my LUG, though
 
Old 09-12-2010, 02:27 PM   #37
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I was thinking of making a poll, but I'm not sure if it's a good idea. Maybe not.
 
Old 09-12-2010, 04:56 PM   #38
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I was thinking of making a poll, but I'm not sure if it's a good idea. Maybe not.
Miss Linux Questions, for the prettiest Linux user.
 
Old 09-12-2010, 05:34 PM   #39
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I was thinking of making a poll, but I'm not sure if it's a good idea. Maybe not.
It's fairly self-defeating really. Firstly, you're only counting people who are active, venture into General and post to polls. So you've massively cut out people from the beginning. As well, all of the women who self-identify are already visible, so even if they respond to the poll, the number is pretty meaningless.
 
Old 09-12-2010, 11:50 PM   #40
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My wife likes linux more than Windows now that she's been with me. It have been times I would let her use Windows for her job reasons, and in the end, she always say, get back into the other 'Windows', meaning Linux. Now she know the difference between the two and like Linux the best, this also including my Tiger OS on the G4 iMac. She really don't like using the iMac.
 
Old 09-13-2010, 12:38 PM   #41
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Miss Linux Questions, for the prettiest Linux user.
Well, that's not what I was thinking ... but now that I think of it ...
 
Old 09-16-2010, 03:31 PM   #42
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Well there are in fact tens of thousands of women in the linux community... One that immediately springs to mind is Debbie... ?

DEBIAN is DEBbie and IAN Murdock... I wonder whats happening to Ian now that evil Oracle has pulled the plug on all his efforts. ?

ps Thanks Deb and Ian for a wonderful distro DEBIAN Lenny,only thing is ... who is lenny ???
 
Old 09-16-2010, 03:39 PM   #43
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Debian versions are named after Toy Story characters.

Also, one thing that I found funny is that Deb and Ian are divorced!
 
Old 09-16-2010, 06:27 PM   #44
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If you're looking for an LQ mod who's female, look here
 
Old 09-16-2010, 06:30 PM   #45
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Hi

Which distro does Obama Girl uses...?

I bet it's not Ubuntu... By her style, I'd say she uses Arch, or Crux... ROFL
 
  


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