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Wednesday, July 1 • 4:05pm - 4:55pm
When Linux on the Desktop is a Second Class Corporate Citizen - Mike Jang, GitLab

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The tech company you've joined wants to give you a laptop for your work. Yay!

But they offer only Macs. Or if they offer Linux, they refuse to support it. What do you do?

This talk discusses strategies to help your companies accept and support Linux in development and administrative environments.

if your company refuses to allow Linux on the "Desktop", what numbers can you put together to show how Linux is a better option? How do you show that Linux is cost-effective for users who are comfortable with it?

If your company will purchase a Linux laptop for your work, but refuses to support it internally, what do you do? How do you set up a community where you work where you can support each other?

My slides: https://slides.com/mike-1/linux-desktop-second-class

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Mike Jang

Senior Technical Writer, GitLab
Mike Jang is a Senior Technical Writer for GitLab, where he documents how deployers can [manage](https://about.gitlab.com/product/#manage) their DevOps flows. To figure out what to write, Mike spends much of his time analyzing and testing new software. He also leads the Write the... Read More →


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