"I do foresee in time Linux will be a much larger player in the
consumer and enterprise desktop markets, most likely dominating in
the very areas naysayers would prefer not to see Linux succeed. The
chicken-and-egg problems are hatching already, accelerating faster
and faster to larger numbers of adoption.
"The question is what do we consider the tipping point? At what
percentage do we say Linux can be considered generally accepted?
Among other major milestones, Linux met two more just recently: 1%
of retail sales and Microsoft's own SEC filings stating Linux is
dangerous to its business. Linux is already quite easy to use, and,
when hardware manufacturers aren't lazy, a wide range of consumer
hardware is already 100% usable with Linux. Aren't we there