Were you to walk around LinuxWorld in San Francisco this week, for almost every person you’d see sitting, you’d see a laptop in front of them. And, if you’re a snoopy person, like me, you’d also see that about half of those laptops were running Linux. That doesn’t sound like that much? Think again. Even a year ago, Linux-powered laptops were a rarity. Find out why Linux journalist Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols thinks the Linux desktop is poised for success.