"When people speak of Linux they often make a distinction
between desktop and server deployments. Indeed, Linux has long been
a mature presence on servers, first on the Internet, and in recent
years powering corporate and intranet environments. It has taken
longer for Linux to mature on the desktop, where most users have
become accustomed to the Windows experience. Another factor is that
Linux has been dogged by a reputation for an unfriendly
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