[UbuntuWomen] Is it so strange for a woman to use linux?

Kathryn crunchyfroggie at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 05:32:32 UTC 2008


You're just not looking in the right places. :p


On 04/03/2008, Ryan Prior <ryanprior at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know no women who use Linux, even among those who have been
> introduced to it via science research or computer science education.
> They conform to the stereotype of Windows users who are too unwilling
> to leave their apps and familiar environment to try something new. It
> might be good enough for "hardcore" users, but not for them.
>
> So, when I do meet a woman who uses Linux in a setting outside an Open
> Source conference, I will be impressed despite myself -- the rarity of
> the thing is a little overwhelming, even compared to the rarity of men
> who use Linux.
>
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