"A recent story at NewsForge made the point that people have
been over-using the phrase; 'ready for the desktop' a lot for the
Linux desktop lately. His point, besides the fact that it's gotten
to be one tired phrase, is that the real question is: whether 'the
OS is ready for your desktop?'
"It's a good point, but I know what people mean by the phrase.
Is ready for the mainstream desktop. For me, that question was
answered ages ago. The Linux desktop has been ready for the
standard business desktop since the SUSE Linux desktop arrived in