Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 2nd Mar 2007 21:04 UTC
Novell and Ximian "Novell on Mar. 1 announced preliminary financial results for its 2007 fiscal year first quarter, showing net revenue of USD 230 million. The first quarter's revenue represented a decline of USD 12 million, or about 5 percent, from the prior year's first quarter revenue of USD 242 million. Despite the unexceptional overall results during the first fiscal quarter 2007, however, Novell reported USD 15 million of revenue from Linux Platform Products, up 46 percent year-over-year, and USD 91 million of invoicing, up a whopping 659 percent year-over-year. Linux - make no doubt about it - is Novell's future."
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RE[2]: And up it goes...
by archiesteel on Sat 3rd Mar 2007 04:58 UTC in reply to "RE: And up it goes..."
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kawai, don't you get tired of always posting the same message? In every Linux thread on this web site, you have to post your "Linux has no quality applications" rant. We get it. Linux isn't ready for you. No need to hammer us with it.

Personally, Linux is ready *for me*. I can produce professional quality documents, including illustrations, using OpenOffice and Gimp. I can do things in Gimp that 95% of Photoshop users wouldn't know how to do (I know how to do them in Photoshop as well - after all, I've been using it since version 2.0). OpenOffice is a very feature-rich Office suite, and it's now easier to exchange documents with MS Office. Just in case, I also have MS Office installed - it runs flawlessly with the latest version of Crossover.

Quicken? Well, I don't use it much anymore, but it runs flawlessly under Wine as well. However, I now use kmymoney2. It's not as feature-rich as Quicken, but it is quite enough to manage my money, and its interface is much better.

I respect the fact that *you* feel that there aren't enough quality apps for Linux - even though I strongly disagree - but really you're starting to sound like a broken record.

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