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Why Desktop Linux Really Hasn't (Yet) Succeeded

Sep 25, 2007, 19:30 (7 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"The most important reason you don't see Linux desktops everywhere you look is that Linux desktop applications aren't generally compelling.

"OpenOffice has a better underlying technical design than Microsoft Office but is neither significantly different nor obviously better on net in the hands of users--and just as good doesn't cut it: Office on the Mac defends the installed base but never drove growth even though it used to be a generation or so ahead of the PC product..."

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