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Death of Window XP Is a Golden Opportunity for Linux

Apr 07, 2014, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

Microsoft's Windows XP dies on April 8, and I will not be among those who mourn its loss. The sad part about the death of XP is that those who still run it might not even realize that their operating system is now dead.

After 12 years, Microsoft is no longer going to be providing security updates for Windows XP, which has plenty of people concerned. The death of XP, however, could be a golden opportunity for Linux—or it could just be yet another missed opportunity for the Linux desktop.

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