osOpinion: Why Linux Will Succeed On the DesktopJan 24, 2001, 06:18 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Knapp)
[ 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."