SJ Mercury/AP: LinuxWorld Conference To Open
Aug 14, 2000, 16:13 (0 Talkback[s])
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"As the new kid on the block, the Linux computer operating
system once had few friends besides the stereotypical technology
geek whose idea of fun was spending hours rewriting software code.
But as that same kid begins to gather dozens of new electronic toys
around it, Linux has suddenly become part of the in crowd -- and an
increasing threat to Microsoft Corp.'s Windows monopoly."
"Linux is moving out of the fringe and gaining even more
followers in manufacturers of devices for the consumer marketplace.
The show is being used as a forum to introduce how the software
will be used in everything from electronic organizers to
wristwatches to gaming consoles. "All of a sudden, it's become
something that is actually affecting consumers," said Amy Wohl of
independent consulting firm Wohl Associates, which tracks the
"When LinuxWorld Conference & Expo first started, people
came to find out what Linux was all about," said Charlie Greco,
chief executive of IDG World Expo, which is sponsoring the event.
"Now people come to get a glimpse of the future."
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