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Old 01-04-2007, 08:21 PM   #1
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LXer: World Domination 201


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In the 1990s Linus Torvalds used to give a talk called World Domination 101 on the early steps he believed Linux would need to take to achieve "world domination fast" [1]. We've made a lot of progress since then, but Linux desktop market share remains stuck below 5%, which is too low to garner support from hardware vendors in some critical areas like graphics and wireless hardware, and too small a political base from which to effectively oppose software patents, hardware DRM, and other horrors.

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Old 01-04-2007, 08:51 PM   #2
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If you haven't read this yet, by all means, do. The most important issue facing Linux today. I know that lots of you young people have TV-induced short attention spans, but it will be worth your while to try getting it under control for a while here.

A couple related threads here, and here.

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