OSNews: Editorial: The Future of Linux
Dec 10, 2003, 13:00 (19 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Scheinberg)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Linux news is getting more and more exciting, and somehow,
managing to get less and less interesting. Why? Because the speed
of development is getting so rapid that it's hard to get excited
for each upcoming release, keep your system completely up to date,
and even remember what the current version of your favorite
distributions are. This breakneck pace of development means good
and bad things, but I have a few ideas about how I expect it to
"There are literally hundreds, if not thousands of distributions
out there. In fact, with Knoppix, almost anyone can make his own.
Each season, it seems we watch some distributions fold and others
form. It's getting harder and harder to tell them apart. Think
you're an expert...?"