"If you believe what you read on Slashdot, we're rapidly
approaching a desktop Linux revolution. But whether or not Linux
some day shatters our desktop Windows, you need only glance into
any school, home or workplace to see that the day of Linux mascot
Tux the Penguin's desktop dominion is not today?and won't be
"According to a recent IDC report, Windows accounted for 92
percent of client operating system shipments last year. Shipments
of desktop Linux were up 25 percent last year but accounted for
less than 2 percent of the total client operating system
"On the bright side -- for Linux, at least -- a large chunk of
Microsoft's operating system shipments last year were Windows 9x
and Windows ME, a code base that Microsoft plans to take out back
and shoot not long after Windows XP emerges from Redmond."
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