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[3]: Desktop has been lost
by archiesteel on Fri 26th Jan 2007 17:14 UTC 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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RE[5]: Desktop has been lost
by archiesteel on Fri 26th Jan 2007 19:12 in reply to "RE[4]: Desktop has been lost"
archiesteel Member since:
2005-07-02

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)...

Well, on that we agree. We need more Linux adverts in mainstream media...but that costs a lot of money. Perhaps the Linux Foundation could set up a Linux Ad Fund (LAF) to which volunteers could contribute? I'd pitch in a hundred $ or two...

Or have amateur ad contests, and showcase them on a web site, like they did for Firefox (and then let them spread on YouTube and such...)

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