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eWeek: Trying for the Top: Desktop Linux Aims for the Big Time

Nov 29, 2005, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"Linux desktops have always faced an uphill battle against Windows desktops. Now, OSDL is calling together architects from over two-dozen key desktop-oriented Linux projects to a Dec. 1-2 meeting at its headquarters to set strategic directions and standards, and find synergies amongst Desktop Linux organizations.

"Armed with detailed information about what Linux desktop users really want from their desktops from a recent OSDL (Open Source Development Labs Inc.) survey, the developers will attempt to fix the technical problems keeping Linux from winning a lion's share of the desktop market..."

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