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ComputerWorld: Linux-For-All Faces Obstacles

Mar 16, 1999, 20:11 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Orenstein)

"Even if vendors succeed in porting it to every platform, users may not care."

"Information technology managers and consultants are concerned about the availability of drivers, the ability of commercial vendors to cooperate with the open-source community that develops Linux, the preference of many Linux users for low-cost Intel-based hardware and the potential that Linux could fragment as it expands to proprietary platforms."

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