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CNET Linux moves slowly onto the desktop

Dec 11, 2000, 22:33 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Several recent developments have moved Linux a few steps closer to the abilities of the average computer user, but the alternative operating system still isn't a Windows killer...."

"Linux on the desktop is a complicated matter."

"For one thing, there's nobody really in charge of the Linux desktop user interface. Linus Torvalds exercises some control over Linux's kernel--the core parts of the operating system--but leaves user interface issues to others."

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