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LinuxWorld: Is Linux Desktop-Ready Yet... Or Not?

Nov 27, 2003, 11:30 (121 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Turner, Mark Hinkle)

"James Turner: 'Linux is nowhere near ready for the desktop'

"In the spirit of the new Linux desktop initiatives that have been announced over the last few weeks, I took another try at getting my laptop to run Linux tonight.

"I had only two criteria:

  1. "My DVD player needed to work
  2. "My SMC 802.11g card needed to work

"Well folks, I can report that Linux is as useless on an off-the-shelf laptop as it was six months ago..."

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