"Despite its gains in the server computer market, Linux may not
be taking hold very quickly on the desktop. A new report from the
research firm Gartner--expected to be released in the coming
weeks--suggests that major challenges remain before Linux threatens
the dominance of Windows.
"Gartner plans to report that Linux is shipping on 5 percent of
desktop computers, but that it is not necessarily the operating
system of choice. A more realistic figure is that 2 percent of PCs
shipped will operate using Linux software this year. ..."
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