Desktop Linux: New Linux users changing the face of community

Anonymous Reader writes “As Desktop Linux matures, new users are flocking to the community. They tend to be young, have significant user experience, have an interest in learning more about Linux, like to get under the hood, have or use current or recently purchased equipment, or like to revive existing computers. These “migrating users” quickly discover the wealth of online Linux information and help, but they have a lot of questions. In this interesting article at, contributing editor Tom Adelstein examines the characteristics and needs of migrating Desktop Linux users, and offers some strategies for veterans and others to help them toward the goal.”