For over a decade, Linux watchers have predicted that one day the open source operating system will become the dominant player -- and yet that day never seems to arrive. Already, of course, Linux has a very healthy share of the server market and a growing place on the desktop, but it's the rise of Internet-connected devices like smartphones, tablets and netbooks that may finally catapult Linux into the mainstream. Why? Because users of these convenient, portable devices don't really care what operating system they run, as long as their devices offer downloadable apps and fast access.
September 14, 2010
Why Linux Is Poised for Domination
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