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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: 1,674
Added to site: 2008.05.15 20904
License: ©

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 ( HOWTO.html).

· Support vendors that donate a portion of their income to organizations such as the Free Software Foundation (, the Linux Development Grant Fund (, the XFree86 Project ( or Soft



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