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LinuxPlanet: Desktop Linux--What Happened, And What Didn't, In 2006

Dec 26, 2006, 21:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"First of all, what didn't happen in 2006? Once again, major OEMs turned away from offering Linux pre-loaded on to laptops. Although some had anticipated that Lenovo might break new ground in this way, the company's announcement at LinuxWorld held some surprises.

"Lenovo's T60p is enabled to run Novell's SLED (SUSE Linux Enterprise 10)... But the PC is being sold with a blank hard disk.

"But other things did, in fact, happen this year on the Linux desktop front, although sometimes later in 2006 than originally anticipated."

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