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Is Linux a Lonely Word?

Jun 09, 2008, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amanda McPherson)

"Yesterday as I was sitting in a cafe having a drink, I caught up on my New York Times business section. In a review of the new class of Mini-Notebooks, I wasn't surprised to see Linux mentioned. After all Linux is the dominant OS in these new class of computers, described by the Times as bigger than a smart phone but smaller than a laptop. While I wasn't surprised to see Linux mentioned, I was surprised by my reaction.

"Just last year I would have leaped out of my chair (spilling my drink) and shouted to uninterested cafe neighbors, 'Hey, look! The New York Times is writing about Linux on the desktop...!'"

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