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Accounting and Business Technologies: It Is and It Isn't About the Desktop

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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"Industry analysts and tech junkies all seem to agree that the problems staving off Linux desktop adoption are focused on the availability of applications coupled with the complexity of implementing and maintaining those apps. The solution, they say, is to make more Linux-native applications available, and to standardize the technology to a point where mainstream users can really use it. In other words, to make it more like Windows in these respects. This is indeed a lofty goal.

"In working with a large community of Linux resellers and system integrators, it becomes clear that the lack of certain applications for Linux does indeed keep customers from adopting the desktop platform..."

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