"Linux, an alternative open-source operating system, is nothing
new to small business. As a server platform, Linux is widely used
to share files and run Web servers, not to mention routing e-mail
and serving up the shared calendar and task capabilities that
compete with Microsoft Exchange.
"Yet, the adoption of Linux as a desktop operating system has
been an uphill battle. With Windows enjoying a nearly 90 percent
market share on the desktop by some estimates (and Mac hovering
near five percent), desktop Linux has stiff competition..."