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VnuNet: Gloves are off as Linux bids for OS crown

Jan 28, 1999, 11:31 (1 Talkback[s])

Thanks to Philip Fletcher for this link.

"Can Linux succeed where its Unix predecessors have failed to wrest the hold Microsoft has on the operating system world? Sean Hallahan reports from the ringside."

"There is no doubt that there is a deep-felt resentment that Microsoft has a monopoly on PC operating systems and that any alternative, if not better than DOS, Windows or NT, would at least serve as a stick with which to beat the world's largest software company. But this is not the first time that there has been a challenge to Microsoft's supremacy or that Unix has been heralded as an alternative to DOS, Windows et al."

Complete story.