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Why Linux is Not Coming to a Desktop Near You

Jun 16, 2008, 23:15 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

"For many years now, Linux has been a remarkable success story at the server level. However, at the desktop level, the tale is patchy--there are some success stories but for the most part one factor or another holds back the operating system from repeating its feats.

"Discussions take place on a large number of forums (fora?), mailing lists, chat channels and in response to articles but there seems to be little movement when it comes to deployments on the desktop. (If you write a piece that is critical of Linux' prowess on the desktop, don a flame-retardant suit after posting your article)..."

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