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Re: GNU/Linux Advocacy Advice

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Sunday 30 Oct 2011 12:31 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> How to Convince Your Friends to Use Linux Without Being a Jerk
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Linux is one of the most secure and stable operating systems around, and
>>| yet, its user base hasnât really grown as everyone expected it to. There are
>>| many reasons for this, and we wonât go into those right now. However, if
>>| you, like any other Linux user, are disappointed by the current market share
>>| stats, we can tell you some simple tips that will help you convince your
>>| Windows or Mac- crazy friends into using Linux.
>>| Now, many Linux users have already tried to coax their friends and family
>>| members to try out this popular and newbie-friendly distro called Ubuntu. A
>>| select few have succeeded and many have failed. So here, we will give you
>>| some important tips to help you spread the word about Linux without sounding
>>| like that arrogant nerd who has nothing but contempt for Windows or Mac.
>> `----
>> http://www.junauza.com/2011/10/how-to-convince-your-friends-into-using.html
>    In short, donât tell them that Windows is bad, donât even talk about
>    Windows. Just keep telling them: âHey, I have this amazing desktop on
>    my computer, you gotta try it outâ. Hand over the laptop to them and
>    let them do the Windows-bashing. When I converted my friend into a
>    Linux user, all I did was showed him my laptop. I never mentioned a
>    word about Windows or Mac. The moment he saw it, he started ranting
>    about Windows like a pissed-off sports fan.
> LOL.

Linux boots very fast and looks better. Based on that, alone people choose
to boot into it (for access to browser).

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