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OSWeekly: China's Linux Adoption Threat to Microsoft?

Jun 23, 2006, 02:30 (9 Talkback[s])
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"Over the past couple of years, I have seen an alarming increase in people concerned over China's efforts to gain a stronger foothold in the digital marketplace.

"Most recently, China has been placing their bets on Linux over Windows as the dominant OS for their needs. And one of the best examples of this on the desktop front would have to be with Turbolinux. The distribution has been so widely accepted by the Chinese that even HP has decided to begin selling PCs with the OS preinstalled for distribution. But it doesn't stop there. China has a distribution of its very own; you may know it as Red Flag Linux..."

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