January 26, 2004

Linux marks slow progress in taking over desktops

As never before, corporate customers are turning to Linux software instead of Microsoft Windows to run big business operations.
Now, if only they could get the word processors basic cut and paste feature to work. At the LinuxWorld trade show here this week, advocates said the
next big challenge for the loose-knit free software movement is to create a reliable way to run desktop computers and perform mainstream office tasks.
It works 98 percent of the time. But its the 2 percent of the time it doesnt that kills you, Jeremy White, a leading developer of Linux applications,
told an audience of network administrators.

Link: dailytimes.com.pk

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