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Old 10-17-2008, 08:30 PM   #1
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LXer: Fighting the "legacy" reputations of GNU/Linux, seventeen years later


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Regular readers of this column will know that Iím a fan of education and positive experience as an advocacy tool in place of shouting from rooftops. Winning the mindset of an average computer user ó particularly home users ó is never going to be a quick process but a recent experience showed me we still have some old and familiar hills to climb. How do we combat legacy reputations of GNU/Linux that are no longer valid? Ryan Cartwright explores how to combat the legacy reputations in GNU/Linux by way of a telling tale about Debian, Windows and his friend's printer. Read the whole article at Freesoftware Magazine.

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