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Old 10-14-2004, 10:57 PM   #1
ernesto_cgf
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Linux gaining on the desktop


Seems that linux keeps gaining more and more space on the enterprise and desktop. No surprise to me.

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Old 10-17-2004, 04:03 PM   #2
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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.

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[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)

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