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Corporate America's Cruel Linux Hoax

Aug 31, 2010, 15:05 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Elbert Hannah)

"Corporate America is playing a cruel joke on Linux desktop. Businesses benefit from free Linux, improving their bottom line on the shoulders of Linux -- all the while ignoring (and damaging I think) the Linux desktop.

"Linux servers toil in back rooms bringing big bucks to companies smart enough to use them. What do these companies install on their employees' desktops? Windows, of course! It is no small irony that some (if not most) of Linux's biggest beneficiaries are Linux desktop's worst sponsors.

"This hardly seems fair, and worse, seems almost unethical. The ultimate irony is that Corporate America spurns a technology it loves -- a technology poised to reap benefits much like the benefits of Linux servers."

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