XYZ Computing: Time For Linux Consolidation?
Jul 13, 2005, 22:45 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sal Cangeloso)
"Despite the unlimited potential of Linux its growth is not all
that staggering. As an operating system Linux has a number of
positive attributes but its spread over the past few years,
especially on the desktop platform, has not been as uninhibited as
many would have otherwise forecasted. The reasons for this are
multitudinous, to say the least, but pinning them done is easier
said than done.
"There are a number of obvious reasons why Linux is not the
dominate operating system in today's computing environment. Some of
which that come to mind are the prevalance of Windows use amongst
beginners and the use of Windows and Apple's OS X in school