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Linux and Main: Desktoperating System Reborn

Sep 18, 2002, 23:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis E. Powell)

"A couple of years have passed since Linux on desktop machines began to be pronounced dead. It started quietly, but soon became the loudly and frequently stated conventional wisdom. Linux was dandy for servers, but useless on the desktop.

"If desktop Linux was dead, it has been resurrected.

"Last week there was news that Sun is receiving the Helen Keller technology prize for its work on making computers more accessible to the blind. Much of Sun's work was in bringing accessibility at the API level to GNOME2..."

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