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2008 to Be Year of Non-Desktop Linux

Jan 06, 2008, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

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"I wanted to be among the first to post about how 2008 looks to be the year of desktop Linux (half jokingly, of course). Then I thought about how far the Linux OS has to go before it is approaching even Apple's slice of the market (which by the way is getting bigger).

"Fact is, with a variety of new and old PC form factors and vendor initiatives, 2008 will probably be quite good for desktop Linux. It could darn well be a breakout year. However, I don't think we’ll be hearing as much in 2008 about desktop uses of Linux as we will about other forms of Linux driving its use..."

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