The Possible Futures of the Linux Desktop

Posted by red5 on Sep 22, 2009 1:04 AM EDT
InternetNews.com; By Sean Kerner
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What is the future of the Linux desktop? According to Bob Sutor, vice president of open source and Linux at IBM (NYSE: IBM), it's not about dominating the desktop landscape or being a drop-in replacement for Microsoft Windows. In fact, during his keynote at the LinuxCon conference today, Sutor said he doesn't see Linux ever dominating the desktop space. "I think trying to make it a complete drop-in replacement is a dead-end strategy," Sutor said. "They've got a little bit more money, and even more important than that is they've got the market share and the mind share."

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