NewsFactor: Will Linux Superdesktops Storm the Mainstream?
Dec 11, 2002, 10:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to iaf for this link.
"Despite repeated reports of its demise, the Linux desktop has
refused to die. In fact, it is healthier than ever.
"Most well-known Linux distributions, including Red Hat, SuSE
and Mandrake, are renewing their focus on the desktop. And a few
newer distributions, such as Lindows and Xandros, focus exclusively
on the desktop experience.
"Besides the operating system vendors, two other companies at
the forefront of the Linux desktop effort are Ximian and The
Kompany. They provide much-needed applications that could enable
Linux to gain desktop market share..."