Security reasons alone, for me, would be enough to shift my department to a Linux system if I were to make that choice (the mentioned this in the China example). I shudder at the thought of secure government networks running on a windows framework with new security bugs popping up every other day. The alternative: a safe, secure, FREE and open source OS....
It's about time, and no suprise, indeed. I'm proud to say that many Boston University's PC labs use linux.
[Linux's] share of the market has nearly doubled from 1.5% at the end of 2000 to 2.8% now. And by yearend, according to IDC, it will have surpassed Apple's (AAPL ) Mac OS, which has 2.9% of the market, as the second most popular operating system.
did anybody know if this was true (the article is about a year old)