June 12, 2001
Want Linux on your desktop? Nine reasons to forget about it
Author: JT Smith
ZDNet's David Coursey outlines his nine reasons "for reforming people's wrong-headed notions of Linux." It's too complex to become a desktop replacement for Windows, client-side Java hasn't lived up to its promises, the threat of semi-compatible Linux versions, free software ends up costing companies more in the long run, and so on.