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Red Hat and the Linux Desktop 2008

Jun 20, 2008, 21:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Red Hat has a desktop Linux plan. It's just not the same desktop Linux plans that everyone else has. As Jim Whitehurst told me in an informal gathering of Red Hat executives and press, 'There are companies that sell hundreds of products for millions of dollars and there are companies that sell millions of products for hundreds of dollars. Guess which kind of company Red Hat is?'

"Does that mean that Red Hat doesn't plan to bring out a desktop Linux? No, it doesn't meant that at all. It does mean that Red Hat is not going to compete with Ubuntu on Dell; Xandros on Asus; or gOS on Everex..."

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