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The Client Opportunity for Linux

“Perhaps a better title for my post from Friday (‘The
irrelevance of desktop Linux’) would have been ‘The irrelevance of
the desktop PC.’ The AP has published an interesting article about
PC trends in Japan that provides some context and outlines the
opportunity that does exist for Linux as a client operating
system.

“‘Japan’s PC market is already shrinking, leading analysts to
wonder whether Japan will become the first major market to see a
decline in personal computer use some 25 years after it
revolutionized household electronics,’ the report states…”


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