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Linux Advocacy mini-HOWTO

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Author: Paul L. Rogers
Published: 2000
Language: English
Wordcount: 2,995 / 11 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.8
LoC Category: T
Downloads: 1,701
Added to site: 2008.05.15
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This document provides suggestions for how the Linux community can effectively advocate the use of Linux.

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x system to meet the needs of local community organizations. Of course, the installation process must include training the user community to use the system and adequate documentation for ongoing maintenance.

· Discus the Linux Advocacy mini-HOWTO at a meeting. Brainstorm and submit new ideas.


8. Vendor Relations


· When contemplating a hardware purchase, ask the vendor about Linux support and other user's experiences with the product in a Linux environment.

· Consider supporting vendors that sell Linux based products and services. Encourage them to have their product listed in the Linux Commercial HOWTO (http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Commercial- HOWTO.html).

· Support vendors that donate a portion of their income to organizations such as the Free Software Foundation (http://www.gnu.org/help/help.html), the Linux Development Grant Fund (http://li.org/li/fund/grants.shtml), the XFree86 Project (http://www.xfree86.org/donations.html) or Soft

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