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CNET News: Linux Powers Throw Weight Behind Desktop Version

Nov 12, 2003, 15:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

[ Thanks to Matt for this link. ]

At the Desktop Linux Conference in Boston, Red Hat and IBM detailed their desktop Linux plans. And the Open Source Development Lab, which so far has concentrated on Linux for the data storage and processing computers called servers, expects to launch a new group to concentrate on desktop needs starting next year.

"The three efforts pool three influential organizations in the Linux world behind the effort, which could make the open-source operating system a more serious threat to Microsoft. Microsoft has acknowledged the Linux threat but argues that its new version of Windows will enable it to maintain its dominance..."

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