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iTWire: The Year of the Linux Desktop!

Jan 03, 2007, 00:15 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

"You'll see these words in more than one article penned by the pundits. Every year since about 2003 has been called the year of the Linux desktop--and then, when that fails to transpire, those who predict these things set about rehashing their predictions for the next year.

"That the idea has been floated again does not surprise me. This is a year when Microsoft will be seeking to push a new version of its Windows operating system down consumers' throats. It's also a year when several GNU/Linux distributions can claim to be sufficiently desktop-oriented for the average person to have no problem using any one of them..."

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