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DesktopLinux: Can Novell Lift the Linux Desktop to the Next Level?

Mar 10, 2006, 22:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"For a while now, Novell has produced some great Linux desktops, like the OpenSUSE line. At the same time, though, Novell insisted that for businesses, its only desktop interest was in thin-client-style worker-bee desktops, like its Novell Linux Desktop.

"To quote Jack Messman, Novell's chairman and CEO, 'Novell Linux Desktop is not about the wholesale replacement of your Windows systems, but rather it's about identifying where and when an open-source desktop can be a sensible, cost-effective alternative.'

"Things have changed..."

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