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Is Ubuntu Linux Ready for the Enterprise?

Jun 27, 2009, 07:35 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Don Reisinger)

"Linux is an enigma. It has a loyal following. It's a robust operating system. It's free. It's superior to both Windows and Mac OS X on a variety of fronts. And in recent years, it has become more user-friendly than ever before. It's a fantastic operating system with a slew of distributions that would satisfy any user.

"And yet it's not even close to capturing a significant portion of the market.

"But one of the operating system's most popular distributions-- Ubuntu--has the best chance of changing that. Unlike many of its alternatives, it can appeal to the average consumer with limited knowledge of the Linux environment. It's designed to be easier to use than other Linux distributions. And thanks to Dell, it's quickly gaining mass-market appeal."

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