San Jose Mercury News: Linux Makes Inroads Against Windows PCs
Nov 25, 2002, 18:00 (19 Talkback[s])
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"The Linux operating system, symbolized by a penguin, has made
impressive gains on corporate servers, but so far has failed to
crack the desktop market.
"More than 90 percent of the world's personal computers run on
Windows. And Linux is still considered too technically complex for
the average computer user.
"But that is changing, especially outside the United States.
"Government agencies in Europe, China, India and South America
have started to encourage Linux over proprietary software because
it provides cost savings, freedom from reliance on a single
software vendor, and flexibility..."