Will Linux miss its big desktop shot?

Posted by Fettoosh on Aug 13, 2011 7:36 PM EDT
IT World; By Brian Proffitt
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It's a song we've heard before: all the apps will live in the browser, so who cares what the OS will be? Observers of Linux--including me--have raised this up as the one big chance to capture desktop share, because Linux will have the same access to apps as all the other operating systems. OEMs, the sales pitch will go, why pay Microsoft all that money when you can just load up Linux to give your customers what they need! But increasingly I have some doubts that any Linux distribution is going to be able to get its collective act together in time.

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I still don't get it djohnston 24 1,037 Aug 16, 2011 9:22 PM

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