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Boston Globe: Linux Finds Its Place

Aug 12, 1999, 16:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Hiawatha Bray)

[ Thanks to bdearing for this link. ]

"Most of the thousands of visitors to the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo here are serious computer users looking for software to solve real-world business and technical problems. And many of them think they've found the answer in Linux - an upstart operating system that was virtually unknown just a couple of years ago but now poses a serious threat to the near monopoly in desktop computing software held by Microsoft Corp."

"... the talk of the show is the astonishing runup in the value of shares in Red Hat Software Inc., a leading Linux provider."

Complete story.