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FOSS Benefactors

Posted on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 7:45 pm by grantbow

Who cares about Linux? You should. Do you use Google, Yahoo or Facebook? Do you use Windows 8? Ever flown in a plane in the US? You are trusting your data and your life to Linux every day. The Linux operating system is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) like many of the programs that run on it.

This 20th anniversary youtube story of Linux has some eye popping, validated claims. 75% of stock exchanges and 95% of supercomputers run Linux. Many TVs now use Linux internally. Every Android or iOS/Darwin phone or tablet is a unix computer.

Our group meets on the second and fourth Sundays from noon to three at Bobby G’s Pizzeria. Please join us for our meeting Sunday, Nov 25th to learn more. Happy Thanksgiving!

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