October 1, 2007
Linux Still Doesn't Make It on the Desktop
Back in the mid-Ã¢â¬â¢90s, my research focused on desktop operating systems. There was a plethora of options for IT organizations, with Mac OS, Windows in the guise of NT and 95, and OS/2 Warp all vying for the attention of IT managers. Even Unix workstation vendors had thoughts of moving beyond scientific and engineering applications to mainstream knowledge worker desktops.