Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Oct 2010 21:54 UTC
Linux Well, it's been a while since we've opened this particular jar (box is not historically accurate) owned by Pandora. Desktop Linux... Yes, that ever elusive readiness of the desktop that is Linux-powered. Some story on ComputerWorld argues that the desktop Linux dream is dead, and apparently, the story is causing some stir on the web. Well, paint me pink and call me a lightbulb, but of course desktop Linux is dead. However - who gives a flying monkey? Linux is being used by more people than ever!
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Because Linux is only part of a desktop
by rabadash on Mon 18th Oct 2010 22:14 UTC
rabadash
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2006-09-12

I guess if the goal was to get people running proprietary software on an open-source kernel, then yeah we've reached that goal. But I think a lot of people want to see more Free Software applications become more viable.

Despite what this article says, I am still amazed at the number of businesses in my area that are starting to use Linux based desktops as a cost saving measure.

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