"The year of the penguin, some people hailed 2004 at the turn of
the year. And in many ways it was.
"Was it because the march on the server space continued at a
relentless pace? Because there were big announcements around
desktop installments? Because there was finally some realistic
perspective about the threat from SCO, or the threat to Microsoft?
However you look at it, the penguin's tux has never looked more
pristine or ready for business. So here we'll take a stroll though
the last 12 months that sharpened the creases and quickened the
pace of the Linux-based platforms..."