Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Sep 2006 13:59 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Linspire In a move that some may have sensed was coming, Eric S. Raymond - one of the co-founders of the open-source movement - has joined the Freespire Leadership Board. Raymond believes desktop Linux is entering into a critical period, noting that historically, users have shifted operating systems during periods of fundamental changes in hardware platforms. He believes the PC vendors' embrace of 64-bit computing will provide desktop Linux a unique window of opportunity, which if missed, may not come along again for many years.
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bosco_bearbank
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2005-10-12

"... and they will both not understand why systems like Fedora, SUSE, Ubuntu and Debian will always be more popular."

Even though I am a dedicated Fedora and Ubuntu user, I am not convinced of the ultimate truth of the above statement.

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