Originally Posted by nédée
Yes, that's my question...
I'm doing some kind of SWOT (Strenght - Weakness - Opportunity - Threats) analyze on Linux. The first 3 are easy to think about but Threats are not... At least I can not find any
Perhaps the biggest threat to Linux is the lack of understanding of computers and SW--especially with our leaders and policy-makers. To a great number of people, a computer is something that is given to you--and controlled by--an IT department. People generally do not buy Operating Systems--they buy boxes with the OS already installed. except for the Mac, the average shopper is not given any alternative to Windows.
Imagine shopping for a car and being given no choice of engines....