Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Jul 2007 16:01 UTC, submitted by SEJeff
Linux After years of being relegated to server racks and the desktops of ultrageeks, Linux is finally making some headway as a viable alternative to Windows on the consumer desktop. That's the optimistic message delivered by a newly energized contingent of Linux proponents. By employing the same consumer-friendly marketing techniques practiced by Microsoft, and by taking advantage of the rising popularity of web-based applications, Linux vendors are getting ready for what they say will be a wave of consumer interest in the free operating system.
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RE[4]: This again?
by netpython on Thu 26th Jul 2007 17:24 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: This again?"
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BTW, Joe Sixpack isn't the current target of Ubuntu desktop solutions. The target market is the "intermediate" computer user, who has *some* notions of what Linux is, and who knows he must verify hardware compatibility before buying.

Hopefully Dell does verify ;)

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