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Update: Enterprise Linux IT: Gartner: Desktop Linux Shows Small Gains

Jul 23, 2004, 17:30 (13 Talkback[s])
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"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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