Yesterday it’s been Linux Day in Italy. Open source entusiasts all over the country organized happenings, one in each city. There’s been workshops, installation parties and general outing. This was the 6th yearly edition of this event and nowadays this is considered a solid tradition. I partecipated to all of the six and still I have lots of fun with it.
This year something new happened. For the first time ever, the most popular national TV news service talked about Linux Day in prime time. Good morning italian journalists! They took only 15 years to notice the open source movement. At least now they discovered us.
They said linux users are 29 millions. I wonder what’s their source for this number, anyway according to Clickz stats internet users add up to 1.2G, therefore linux would account for 2.4% of total internet users worldwide!