Game up for desktop Linux?
Feb 05, 2009, 15:04 (7 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"The company is fighting back hard with Windows 7. The new
operating system, due for release later this year, could spell the
end for Linux on the desktop -- before the free system, developed
by enthusiast programmers around the world, has had a chance to
establish a meaningful place for itself.
"The problems for desktop Linux go beyond Windows 7, though.
Ubuntu, the most popular version of Linux -- its development is
funded by SA-born billionaire Mark Shuttleworth -- is looking
"Next to Windows 7 and Apple's Mac OS X, Ubuntu and other
Linuxes are looking old fashioned. Other than some nifty 3D
effects, Ubuntu has not had a significant refresh of its graphical
user interface since it was launched more than four years ago."