"Hopes of Red Hat releasing a desktop version of Linux for
consumers were scratched today as the company announced no such
plans would eventuate in the foreseeable future. Meanwhile, its
long awaited Red Hat Global Desktop Linux remains on indefinite
hold, despite being slated for an original launch date of August
"Although Red Hat had previously announced it was planning to
launch a version of Linux designed for users of personal computers,
the company has now backed down in the face of stiff competition
and the likelihood of little profits..."
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