"Several recent developments have moved Linux a few steps closer
to the abilities of the average computer user, but the alternative
operating system still isn't a Windows killer...."
"Linux on the desktop is a complicated matter."
"For one thing, there's nobody really in charge of the Linux
desktop user interface. Linus Torvalds exercises some control over
Linux's kernel--the core parts of the operating system--but leaves
user interface issues to others."