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ZDNet Australia: Linux on the Desktop--Almost There Again?

Aug 11, 2005, 04:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Singer)

"Despite their best attempts, Linux software companies say they are still having a hard time luring average consumers away from the Windows environment--but that may not necessarily be a bad thing.

"Windows still dominates the PC world. About 90 percent of all desktops, laptops and even PDAs are powered by Microsoft, according to reports by Gartner and IDC. Even with all the hoopla last year about Linux progress, the buzz over breaking the Windows stronghold has died down considerably..."

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