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Katherine Noyes: I'm a Linux fan, and I enjoy helping to bring Linux to the forefront

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If you have enjoyed two interviews I made with women in Linux world before, I am sure you will love this one too. I'll not talk too much in the beginning. Let me introduce my today's guest: Katherine Noyes.

DarkDuck: Hello, Katherine. I am sure most of readers of my blog know who you are. But anyway, could you please introduce yourself.

Katherine Noyes: Yes, of course. I'm Katherine Noyes, and I'm a writer specializing in Linux and open source software. I write for PCWorld and LinuxInsider as well as Springwise, though the latter doesn't relate specifically to software.

DD: How long are you working with computers in general, and with open source software in general?

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