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CRN: Review: Which Free Linux Desktop Is Best?

Aug 24, 2006, 12:45 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frank J. Ohlhorst)

"Some solution providers are wondering if it is O.K. to shout Linux desktop in a Microsoft shop.

"Just a short time ago, that word would have been met with disparaging remarks or worse yet, the speaker would have been escorted from the premises. But, the times are a changing and many businesses are starting to become open to the idea of a desktop powered by something other than Windows. What has sparked that change? Perhaps it is ongoing security concerns or the delays behind Windows Vista. It could also be related to hardware upgrade costs or software costs. Any way you slice it, the interest in Linux on the desktop is on the rise and that spells opportunity for solution providers looking to hang out their Linux shingle..."

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