Used PC’s is the path to Linux desktop adoption.

Posted by odat on Sep 2, 2010 9:55 PM EDT
Buntfu.com; By Ronnie Whisler
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To me its apparent that trying to develop the Linux desktop marketplace using traditional ideas and avenues simply hasn't and isn't going to work. We've been waiting for a decade for the year of the Linux Desktop to happen. I think thats proof enough that using proprietary ideas to drive the Linux desktop market forward is not working.

Some may find this article self serving however one must remember most insightful perspectives usually stem from the personal interests of those who develop the insight and or take the time to dedicate their thoughts to a particular topic. It doesn't make the point any less valid. In most instances it solidifies its importance.



To me its apparent that trying to develop the Linux desktop marketplace using traditional ideas and avenues simply hasn't and isn't going to work. We've been waiting for a decade for the year of the Linux Desktop to happen. I think thats proof enough that using proprietary ideas to drive the Linux desktop market forward is not working.

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