osOpinion: Why Linux Will Succeed On the Desktop
Jan 24, 2001, 06:18 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Knapp)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Kelly
McNeill for this link. ]
"The Windows story is very important for Linux. Currently, the
cost of retail version of Linux runs from zero dollars to US$150.00
(estimated), while the current retail cost of Windows ME is around
$200. A copy of Windows 2000 is around $300."
"Basically a home user could save $50 to $200 by choosing Linux
and a business could save, well, a lot of money."