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ZDNet UK: 2004: The Year of Desktop Linux?

Dec 24, 2003, 11:30 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)

"The initial excitement about Linux as an alternative to Windows on the desktop has long since cooled, and the most encouraging industry projections don't show the open-source operating system taking off on desktops for several years. But a funny thing has happened over the past year: large organisations have actually started making commitments to Linux desktops, in a trend that is likely to continue in 2004 and pick up steam in the future.

"This trend may yet be in its infancy, but industry analysts say it could eventually open up the choices available to businesses, and even consumers..."

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