NewsFactor: The Suite Strategy of Konquering the Desktop
Mar 24, 2003, 19:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Those who have not tracked the progress of the Linux desktop
lately may be surprised to find it is much more feature-rich than
it was six months or a year ago.
"Each milestone release of the KDE and GNOME desktop
environments brings more functionality and more applications to the
table. Both desktops have 'revved' recently, with a wide range of
improvements and new applications.
"Will this be enough to lure desktop users to Linux? The answer
is probably 'yes,' but in stages. Home users may not flock to Linux
right away, but corporations are starting to see advantages to
installing the open source OS on desktop PCs..."