Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


XP Lives... For a Price

Dec 10, 2008, 14:05 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Last June, Microsoft announced that it would no longer be selling XP. Even then. Microsoft had started backing away from its flat statement that XP was history.

"First, the rise of netbooks, which all were using desktop Linux, frightened Microsoft into offering XP Home to netbook vendors. It was already too late. Desktop Linux now runs on about three out of ten netbooks. It's no wonder that Windows has, at long last, dropped below 90% of desktop market share."

Complete Story

Related Stories: