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LinuxPlanet: RIP: Linux on the Desktop

May 21, 2001, 17:29 (127 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Reichard)

With the departure of Eazel and the inability of anyone to make a buck on selling a desktop-oriented Linux distribution, it's time to write the obituary for Linux on the desktop -- or at least admit that it's unlikely that Linux world domination via the desktop will occur any time soon. Instead, writes Kevin Reichard, we should take joy that Linux has become a valuable and essential server operating system, and that when planning for the future we should build on that success, rather than lamenting the demise of Linux on the desktop.

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