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Linux Foundation's Moblin Makes the Linux 'Desktop' More Mac-Like

Article Source The Open Road
May 22, 2009, 2:07 pm

For years, Linux enthusiasts have tried to win an unwinnable war: displacing Microsoft's hegemony in personal computers with Windows clones. Though Lindows was perhaps the first to make a serious attempt at replicating the Windows experience, all the Linux 'desktop' vendors have tried it, and all with the same result:

Failure.

This isn't because Linux isn't any good as a personal computer operating system. It's because such copycat tactics have doomed Linux to always being a cheap facsimile of Microsoft's idea of what the personal computer should look like and do...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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