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Old 05-06-2015, 01:12 PM   #1
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LXer: What prevents Linux from beating Windows and OS X?


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In today's open source roundup: Which problems stop Linux from dominating the desktop? Plus: Linux gamers and Nvidia graphics cards. And new Firefox features might not work on unencrypted sites.

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Old 05-06-2015, 01:36 PM   #2
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Well, that's an easy enough question, IMO. The answer is marketing, pure and simple. If there is one thing Microsoft and Apple are good at, it's marketing. The average person on the street knows about Windows and OSX, but never even heard of Linux.
 
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Not only marketing, but a clean, no hurdle, workable packaging of software plus hardware and which fulfils the need of many but not all.
 
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I'm actually predicting that Linux will soon overtake OSX as a gaming platform.
 
  


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