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Linux Becoming Visible on Desktops

Aug 03, 2007, 11:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leslie D'Monte)

[ Thanks to Khader S for this link. ]

"The Penguin (named Tux) is finally making inroads as an operating system (OS) on desktops too. While it has an over 20 per cent market share when we speak of servers in India, the free OS called Linux has just around 5 per cent market share in the country when it comes to desktops--the lion's share going to Microsoft Windows.

"The scenario is gradually changing, it appears. Novell along with the Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT) is installing Suse Linux in around 40,000 desktops in the entire state..."

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