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Fedora Core "Linux fans hope that the interface changes in Windows 8 will drive more users to Linux. But the open source operating system is facing interface challenges of its own. Part of the problem is that - after so much controversy within the Linux community - there are so many interfaces to chose from. But the new version of Fedora - a desktop focused version of Red Hat’s distribution of Linux - is offering users an easier way to choose between the many flavors of Linux GUI."
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RE[3]: Rant kind of pointless
by moondevil on Fri 18th Jan 2013 10:39 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Rant kind of pointless"
moondevil
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2005-07-08

This does not matter for business.

The changes between distributions at the UI, code level, distribution formats, directory structure are forcing business to marry with a certain distribution.

This makes the process no different from the old days when we were evaluating HP-UX, DG/UX, Aix, Xenix, Solaris, ...

As for the open source part, the only thing most companies I work with care about, it that is means free as in "no need to pay".

The only ones that saw a value on it, was for creating an company internal distribution.

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