CRN: Review: Which Free Linux Desktop Is Best?
Aug 24, 2006, 12:45 (10 Talkback[s])
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"Some solution providers are wondering if it is O.K. to shout
Linux desktop in a Microsoft shop.
"Just a short time ago, that word would have been met with
disparaging remarks or worse yet, the speaker would have been
escorted from the premises. But, the times are a changing and many
businesses are starting to become open to the idea of a desktop
powered by something other than Windows. What has sparked that
change? Perhaps it is ongoing security concerns or the delays
behind Windows Vista. It could also be related to hardware upgrade
costs or software costs. Any way you slice it, the interest in
Linux on the desktop is on the rise and that spells opportunity for
solution providers looking to hang out their Linux shingle..."