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Games As an Alternative Linux Desktop Strategy

Jan 06, 2009, 14:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

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"Actually, as I've written several times before, we don't need a "Year of the Linux Desktop," largely because the applications that run on my Mac (and on your Windows PC) already are Linux. Google, Amazon, and a huge swath of the Web are written on to run remotely on Linux, then delivered to your Mac/Windows/Linux PC. This fetish with Linux desktops is outdated.

"However, if you must persist in that fetish, I'd recommend Andrew Min's approach: gaming."

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