Why Linux Will Succeed On The Desktop
Nov 01, 2007, 23:15 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicholas Petreley)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"I believe Linux will become the de-facto standard desktop
operating system. Though it'll take a while for many users to break
free from ties to Windows, there is good reason to believe that
this day will come.
"Consider that the global community is already beginning to
rally behind standard document formats. In addition, as browsers
like Firefox gain more market share, users are less tolerant of
Internet Explorer-only web sites. However, the transition is slow
and will continue to be a slow one. Most people will switch away
from Windows only when dollars are on the line..."