Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Sep 2006 14:50 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Linux It's that time of the year again. "If 'a year of GNU/Linux on the desktop' is defined as a year when GNU/Linux has finally started its steady encroachment to the desktop then 2006 is the year. A lot of users have started using GNU/Linux on their desktops long before, but it is 2006 which marked the two probably biggest GNU/Linux desktop releases to date, Ubuntu Dapper and Novell SuSE 10. It is 2006 which marks the biggest opportunity for GNU/Linux to steal the desktop market share from Windows due to the bad reputation behind the pending Windows Vista release. And the eyes and focus of both the GNU/Linux community and major GNU/Linux corporations such as Novell are fixed on that opportunity. Novell marketing is true: 'Your Linux is ready'."
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Novel wont win.
by vtolkov on Fri 1st Sep 2006 16:55 UTC
vtolkov
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2006-07-26

The quality of released Novel's Linux is worse then Vista Beta. This is the reson why it wont win.

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RE: Novel wont win.
by cyclops on Fri 1st Sep 2006 17:35 in reply to "Novel wont win."
cyclops Member since:
2006-03-12

Novell http://www.novell.com/ produce one distribution of Linux, which is SUSE.

SUSE even though its a large percentage of overall installs of Linux its still not as popular as Ubuntu, Linux installs latest darling.

I suspect for novell to *WIN* they have only to make SUSE profitable, and currently the linux portion of their business is.

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