Promoting Linux as a tool for a participative community

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| I think it is wrong to promote GNU/Linux or any free software project only by
| its features. To be sold, any product needs to have a unique set of “selling
| points”.
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http://fsfe.org/en/fellows/vadania/m...ive_community/

The Ubuntu community carries on promoting it with the newsletters that it
advertises. New issue is out:

UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue72

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue72


Related:

Software Freedom Day and the open source way

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| It’s Software Freedom Day and it’s coming to you. That's "free" as in "free
| lunch" but also "free" as in liberty.
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http://www.itwire.com/content/view/14398/53/


Too late to discredit open source, advocates say

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| "It's too late," exclaimed Winston Damarillo, founder and
| chairman of software development firm Exist Global, in an
| interview with Computerworld Philippines. "Open source
| is all over the place."
|
| [...]
|
| Anson Uy, president of Touch Solutions (a Red Hat Linux company),
| earlier on broke the news to Computerworld Philippines about the
| alleged "funded missions" by some software firms to discredit open
| source, although he did not identify any company.
|
| Anson revealed among the top three actions against FOSS are being
| done through "sponsored studies, piracy of open source developers,
| and bold press releases."
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http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2007/...rss-linux-news
http://tinyurl.com/2bj969