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Ottawa Citizen: Corel faces revenue crunch waiting for Linux sales: experts

May 18, 2000, 11:24 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Faced with declining demand for its legacy graphics and office productivity software, Ottawa's Corel Corp. is in dire need of new revenue streams."

"Those streams won't be coming from Corel's foray into the Linux market, experts say --Êat least not right away."

"While Linux as a whole has exploded in recent months, only four per cent of that market is geared toward desktop software -- the arena Corel has chosen to play in. The vast majority of Linux sales to date have been on the server side of the business."

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