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Ars Technica: Linux on the Desktop, Part XIV: The Novell Years

Mar 25, 2004, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Fisher)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

Linux has been 'coming to the desktop' since 1994, but few for-profit companies have really stood up to the challenge, and when you exclude those companies that sell Linux services (such as Red Hat), the numbers are even more slim. That's not to say that there isn't a lot of lip service being paid to Linux.

"Like I said, Linux has been coming to the desktop and coming to the rescue of those oppressed by Microsoft for 10 years, much in the same way that Apple has been going out of business for the last decade. Lots of talk, little action, and tons of vested interest..."

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