Linux: Rumors of its Demise are Greatly Exaggerated
Apr 14, 2008, 17:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chip Bennett)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Scott Spoonauer of LaptopMag seems to be spending quite a bit
of time trying to insinuate that Linux has missed its opportunity
for widespread adoption. For example:
- "Spoonauer claims that the window of opportunity for Linux (as
a desktop client) has closed, maybe for good. He gives some
examples of the closing window of opportunity, such as BestBuy
opting for the WinXP version of the EeePC instead of the Linux
version, Wal-Mart 'pulling' Linux PCs from store shelves and opting
for internet-only sales, and Dell thus far being the only 'major'
PC vendor to offer pre-installed Linux..."