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IBM Says the Time for Desktop Linux Is at Hand

Earlier this week, IBM and several Linux distributors disclosed their intentions to release "Microsoft-free personal computing choices." Interesting timing, given Microsoft's struggles with Vista.

But check out Gartner analyst Michael Silver's catalog of reasons that it's not yet the time for a Linux-based desktop to catch on.

I have to say I find Silver's structural analysis pretty compelling.

Posted by Scott Bekker on August 07, 2008 at 11:58 AM


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