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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vivainio
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2008-12-26

Linux Meego Splashtop.
Three words. Important meaning.

Lot of laptops are coming with Splashtop. A fast start Linux. Meego will provide software to Splashtop.

When does that land 2011. So yes there is a dramatically better plan. Lot are trying to write Desktop off at this stage. It still has not played it last cards.


This. With a splashtop-like solution, people can have their cake and eat it too (have a fast, lean operating system that boots in seconds for everyday tasks, and also a full system with all the corporate malware installed for situations where you need it).

Android is besides the point, as success of Android doesn't really help Linux in any way (unless all you care about is kernel).

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