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Has Linux lost the desktop forever?

Jan 04, 2014, 14:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Lynch)

I've run into these Negative Ned stories about Linux failing on the desktop before, and they always seem fixated on the market share of Windows. I reject that kind of thinking as it was never necessary for Linux to "beat Windows" on the desktop to be successful. What Linux needed to do was provide a viable alternative to Windows and other operating systems on the desktop. And it has done that over and over again for years.

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