"While people debate whether Linux is ready for desktop use, IDG
reports that Linux has surpassed MacOS in desktop system shipments.
Linux has clearly arrived on the desktop, whether the world is
ready for it or not.
"While major Linux players such as Red Hat, Novell and Sun offer
business-oriented desktop versions of Linux, most of the recent
developments have come from a trio of smaller companies: Lycoris,
Linspire and Xandros..."