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NewsFactor: Lindows Makes Offline Retail Debut

Dec 20, 2002, 08:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Maguire)

"With its recently announced reseller program, Lindows is attempting to make further inroads into the desktop market.

"'Anybody that resells product can now take our product and resell it in their own environment, and they get preferential pricing,' Schwarzman said. 'Prior to this, if you wanted to resell it, you would pay the regular price that any other consumer would pay. So the software will now have its own venue...'

"IDC analyst Al Gillen told NewsFactor that he expects Linux' share of the desktop OS market, currently 2 percent, will not grow beyond 5 percent through 2006..."

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