Study takes close look at Desktop Linux

Study takes close look at Desktop Linux

Summary: Datapoint has the scoop on a report that zeroes in on the practical considerations for organizations thinking about a desktop operating system migration to Linux. While offering no surprise conclusions (Linux on the desktop still has a long way to go…), the free--with registration--report from Europe's Quocirca is a worthwhile read, replete with survey respondents’ free text comments that add color to the issues.

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Datapoint has the scoop on a report that zeroes in on the practical considerations for organizations thinking about a desktop operating system migration to Linux. While offering no surprise conclusions (Linux on the desktop still has a long way to go…), the free--with registration--report from Europe's Quocirca is a worthwhile read, replete with survey respondents’ free text comments that add color to the issues.


 

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  • Linux desktop may possible on if MS makes it!

    Linux desktop will be realistically possible only if MicroSoft decides to do it. I don't see companies that can develop Windows-level GUI and productivity packages.

    This means don't wait for Linux desktop.
    Wagadonga
  • Until game companies

    make software for Linux - there will be very little Desktop Linux uptake.
    Roger Ramjet
    • Odd

      I don't see a lot of gaming going on at my office. Is yours different?
      anonymous