Linux – it won’t out-do Windows but not for lack of trying

There’s an increasing number of articles about Linux and how it’s maturing – but still not nearly as close to make it a “must have” and compelling reason for most businesses to ditch Windows.
Forbe’s Stephen Manes shares his experiences in using windows on a PC – the biggest problem is the lack of drivers for hardware and arcane, DOS like commands need to get something done from time to time.
There was an article I read in a tech mag (I’m asking some colleagues for the reference as I can’t find it…..!) about an application that enables Linux users to use Microsoft Applications ontop of Linux. As expected there were some glitches and known issues.
Linux has a LONG way to go to catch up to Windows – but the clock is ticking, for sure in the geek and very technical community!

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