InfoWorld: Linux: Is it becoming a viable desktop alternative?

“At last week’s wildly successful, first-ever LinuxWorld Expo in
San Jose, Ca., Linux showed signs of being… an unstoppable force.
The enthusiasm for the platform was palpable from the thousands of
people who attended the event, and several I spoke with viewed it
as a turning point for the upstart operating system… most of the
energy was directed towards touting Linux as a robust server OS and
as a viable alternative to Windows NT and Windows 2000…”

“But along with the server-related issues, there was a strong
undercurrent of enthusiasm for Linux on the desktop…”

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