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This is the Year of the Linux Desktop Breakout

Aug 28, 2008, 18:31 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Zemlin)

"When looking at operating system software adoption it is important to look at trends and not a single break through event that will signal that "we have made it." It is kind of like economic forecasting – you look at a lot of leading indicators to decide whether we are heading towards an expansion or a recession; inflation, interest rates, productivity, employment rates, etc. It is worth applying this logic when looking at the Linux desktop. Based on just a cursory glance of news this week it is clear that all leading indicators suggest a significant expansion on the horizon."

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