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..."