SmartData Collective: Five More Common Myths About Open Source

We establish some Linux facts and debunk some popular Open Source myths.

Myth 1: You have to have a beard and sandals to use Open Source.

We won’t lie, some Open Source users do have beards and some are seen wearing sandals, but you’re more likely to see an Open Source user out shattering Open Source myths in a suit and tie than sporting the beard and sandals combination. In fact, if you take Linux, one of the largest Open Source projects, most of the big contributors are working for major corporations such as Red Hat, SUSE, IBM, Intel and even Microsoft. For full details and more Linux facts take a look at this report from the Linux Foundation. 

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