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Has Windows 7 killed Linux on the desktop?

Jun 22, 2010, 03:06 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Oxford)


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"People don't just like Windows 7, it's the anti-Vista: loved for as many often spurious reasons as Vista was hated.

"Many watchers and pundits, from big corporates, such as Novell to a million tuxhead blogs, saw the price and unpopularity of Vista as a golden opportunity for the Linux operating system to sneak in and steal a slice of the desktop market.

"But has Window 7 seen off any threat from open source operating systems? In other words, has Windows 7 killed Linux on the desktop? I'll come clean: I switched to Ubuntu shortly after the launch of Vista."

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