Red Hat scurries away from consumer desktop market

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Apr 17, 2008 10:49 AM EDT
The Register; By Kelly Fiveash
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Linux and open source software giant Red Hat has abandoned plans to develop a consumer desktop product because it cannot compete with the might of Microsoft. The firm said in a statement yesterday: “As a public, for-profit company, Red Hat must create products and technologies with an eye on the bottom line, and with desktops this is much harder to do than with servers.

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