Linux: Does Being Competitive with Windows Matter?

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Nov 9, 2010 4:52 AM EDT
Datamation; By Matt Hartley
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How many times have you heard this statement: "It's the year of the Linux desktop." Not recently? Then how about "Linux is making gains on the Windows desktop"? Still leaving a bad taste in your mouth? Bet I know why. For years, both the statements above have been over-used to the point that either idea is now completely meaningless. Not due to anything negative with the Linux desktop, mind you, rather due to inherent differences in how Linux is marketed to the world, who its intended audience is and whether mainstream adoption even matters in the first place.

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Many valid points. JaseP 3 499 Nov 9, 2010 11:54 PM

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