"David D. Frye, the man whose 'job is to make Linux run better'
at IBM's laboratory for the open source operating system, sees the
day when the average computer user, home or office, will be using a
computer run on open-source software. Perhaps in as little as two
years, he surmised.
"Despite the recent challenge confronting the industry
surrounding the operating system known as Linux brought by the SCO
Group, Frye said the widespread adoption and success of Linux is
"'It's a worldwide phenomenon,' the director of the IBM Linux
Technology Center in Beaverton, Ore., said at the recent Linux