InfoWorld: Linux struggles to get beyond the Web

“If you’re using the Internet today, you’re using open-source
software; you’re using Linux,” Augustin said in a keynote here
Thursday at the European Linux Conference.”

“Augustin said 60 percent of Web servers on the Internet are
running Apache, the open-source Web server software.”

“In 1998, Linux had 16 percent of the server operating system
market, and in 1999, it already had 25 percent,” he said, citing
figures by market research firm IDC, based in Framingham,

However, the main barriers keeping Linux from crossing over
to mainstream acceptance by companies are not that easy to

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