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ZDNet i-Week: Intel: Linux Has 'No Place' On Desktop

Jun 21, 2001, 21:02 (80 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)

The meme-that-cannot-die returns, this time from Intel chief executive Craig Barrett, who says:

"The role of Linux is not so much in the desktop but in the server or back office ... it is not made for the general purpose PC."

He said the crucial thing is for Linux to come up with a body of applications to compare with the tens of thousands available for Windows; until then it will have "no appreciable place on the desktop."

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