Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 26th Jan 2007 15:00 UTC, submitted by editingwhiz
Linux "The OSDL's Desktop Linux Working Group has published its first year-end report on the state of the overall desktop Linux ecosystem. The report provides insight into the year's key accomplishments in terms of functionality, standards, applications, distributions, market penetration, and more."
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RE[2]: Desktop has been lost
by Southern.Pride on Fri 26th Jan 2007 17:02 UTC in reply to "RE: Desktop has been lost"
Southern.Pride
Member since:
2006-09-14

I use Linux at work/support and at home, I was stating from the 'end user' point of view. Did you forget the RedHat deal with dropping the 9.0 series and below?

Mandriva was Mandrake so it changed and Slackware (come on now along with Xandros) Turbolinux have you tried to install it???

RedHat focuses on the server market not desktop.

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RE[3]: Desktop has been lost
by elzurawka on Fri 26th Jan 2007 17:14 in reply to "RE[2]: Desktop has been lost"
elzurawka Member since:
2005-07-08

"RedHat focuses on the server market not desktop."
Thats right. The Desktop is taken care of by fedora, which is sponsored by RedHat.

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RE[3]: Desktop has been lost
by archiesteel on Fri 26th Jan 2007 17:14 in reply to "RE[2]: Desktop has been lost"
archiesteel Member since:
2005-07-02

I use Linux at work/support and at home

Stating this does not give you any additional credibiilty on the matter.

Mandriva was Mandrake so it changed

It changed in name only.

Edited 2007-01-26 17:15

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Southern.Pride Member since:
2006-09-14

What I meant was I am a Linux advocate, not bashing it or that latter.



There was too much hype before it was refined to the point of a 'daily user' this hurt it more than anything. Now it could configure your daily agenda but gather nothing more than 'eh' oh well.

Marketing - is the do or die of any product without knowledge of it no one knows or will ever find out. So therefore it remains right where it started within the server room or enthusiast (like myself)...

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