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The Inquirer: The Real Window for Linux

May 02, 2005, 22:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Doug Mohney)

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"There's an opening for Linux to grab a much larger market share on the consumer desktop side over the next twelve to eighteen months, but penguin advocates need to pull their act together and hope a couple of software companies--or one big hardware company--decides to throw their weight into giving Microsoft heartburn.

"A window of opportunity to displace Windows XP is based on three factors: the declining price of hardware, Microsoft's current pricing and philosophy on software licensing, and the general lack of innovation in the hardware arena.

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