LinuxWorld: Is Linux Desktop-Ready Yet... Or Not?
Nov 27, 2003, 11:30 (121 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Turner, Mark Hinkle)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"James Turner: 'Linux is nowhere near ready for the
"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:
- "My DVD player needed to work
- "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..."