Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th Apr 2006 21:18 UTC
Novell and Ximian Linux on desktop computers will begin taking off in mainstream markets in the next 12 to 18 months, Novell President Ron Hovsepian has predicted. Linux has been widely used on networked computers called servers, but it has comparatively little success on personal computers, beyond technically savvy users. Many companies have argued the open-source operating system is on the verge of breaking out in PCs and have been proven wrong. But Hovsepian sees some changes that he believes make the market ripe.
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by tony on Mon 10th Apr 2006 21:46 UTC
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It's tough to get excited when someone says that every year. I'm not saying it's not going to take off, but geez. Heh, one could set up a cron job for once a year to make a pronouncement about Linux desktops taking off.

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