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InfoWorld: Linux struggles to get beyond the Web

Jun 01, 2000, 19:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Douglas F. Gray)

"If you're using the Internet today, you're using open-source software; you're using Linux," Augustin said in a keynote here Thursday at the European Linux Conference."

"Augustin said 60 percent of Web servers on the Internet are running Apache, the open-source Web server software."

"In 1998, Linux had 16 percent of the server operating system market, and in 1999, it already had 25 percent," he said, citing figures by market research firm IDC, based in Framingham, Mass."

"However, the main barriers keeping Linux from crossing over to mainstream acceptance by companies are not that easy to overcome."

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