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The Register: Desktop Linux Cracks Freak Mainstream

Feb 15, 2005, 02:30 (22 Talkback[s])
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"Every technology publication worth its Microsoft advertisements has written a story about the rise of desktop Linux. Most of them write the story close to four times a year--once for each LinuxWorld conference, once after Sun Microsystems calls enough and once for a random vendor--insert SuSE, Red Hat, Linspire or Lycoris here.

"The upshot of all these stories is that desktop Linux is still in a dismal state. And it took the Desktop Summit last week in San Diego to remind us of it..."

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