"Despite booming enterprise server sales, some in the industry
continue to grumble that Linux is too hard. Designed by geeks for
geeks, the theory goes, Linux will never be mainstream.
"Reality hasn't been kind to such arguments.
"Consider the fact that Linux-based Google Android saw 350
percent growth in 2009, according to Myxer data. I've yet to hear
anyone talking about Android being hard to use. My teenage
neighbors bought their Android phones and have had little trouble
texting, browsing the Web, and installing applications.