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Submission + - The market has rejected Linux desktops.Get over it

Howpostsgetratedsuck writes: Hiner writing for the TechRepublic has an article that Linux will never take over the desktop. FTA:"It’s time to stop all of the misguided predictions about Linux becoming a force on the desktop. That ship has sailed. The masses don’t want it. Businesses don’t want it. Even Google can’t change that."
http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/hiner/?p=3372&tag=nl.e101

I've been reading /. for a long time and I haven't seen anything in the desktop market to believe otherwise.

Comment floppy disks (Score 1) 351

I loved getting a new version of borland C. You would receive a box with 23 3.5" floppy disks and have to sit there for a few hours while the installation software said, "Please insert disk #" Of course this was on my massive 15 inch monitor. I was totally amazed when I received a version with a CD-ROM. Not that my PC had a CD-ROM, but a little Novel Networks magic and you could remote mount a drive. Heady days indeed.

[A computer is] like an Old Testament god, with a lot of rules and no mercy. -- Joseph Campbell

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