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Old 01-24-2009, 02:20 PM   #1
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LXer: Will the economic downturn mean a free software upturn?


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So here we are, entering another year — and no doubt at some point during this year, more than one person will declare it the “year of the Linux desktop”. Of course it won’t happen and those who consider themselves free software opponents will soon let us know. Some things will never change. That said, is there any reason to suspect it might be different this year? Is it possible that the current economic climate is better placed to generate a significant growth in free desktops? Can the cloud of economic gloom have a silver lining for free software? Read the full article at Freesoftware Magazine.

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