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Linux Business

Submission + - Corporate users embrace desktop Linux

JCaruso writes: "Is the corporate world ready for Linux on the desktop? This article presents some places that are. From the article: "People have to justify Windows to get it, and even then I challenge them a bit," says Dave Jenkins, the CTO for Backcountry.com. Nearly 70% of the online retailer's 200 or so desktops are Linux, including multiuser machines stationed in the company's warehouse. Those on Windows desktops typically need it to support Excel and the macros that run only inside that spreadsheet."

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