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Linux: Rumors of its Demise are Greatly Exaggerated

Apr 14, 2008, 17:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chip Bennett)

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"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..."

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