DesktopLinux: Can Novell Lift the Linux Desktop to the Next Level?
Mar 10, 2006, 22:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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[ Thanks to Steven J.
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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
"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
"Things have changed..."