"It has been quite a while now since the first release of Linux.
In fact, it has been 15 years since Linus Torvalds, a computer
science student at the University of Helsinki at the time, made
freely available a kernel that mirrored many of the features of
Unix and Minix. In this time, there have been small pockets where
Linux has grabbed a foothold and 'stolen' some market share, but
for the most part it is still not setting any adoption records. By
the way, I use the term stolen loosely since many of these areas
were new to begin with and not that many were migrations.
"Why is this?
"I can think of seven excuses often tossed about, and one real
reason of my own creation..."
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