"Back in the early 1990s, when Linux initiator Linus Torwalds and open source software started to make headlines, the idea of giving software away seemed crazy. Looking at the headway the movement has made since then, you might be forgiven for wondering why Linux desktops have failed to become as ubiquitous as Linux servers are."

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Created by Jimbob 10 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 31 weeks ago
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10 years 31 weeks 19 hours 10 min ago


This "journalist" can't even spell

This "journalist" can't even spell "Torvalds" let alone put a decent factual article together. Have a laugh!

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10 years 31 weeks 11 hours 38 min ago


He's mainly just cherry-picking

He's mainly just cherry-picking public constructive criticism to make the Linux kernel look bad. If we had access to the Vista kernel dev list, I'm sure they'd be navel-gazing the same way. Honest self-criticism is part and parcel of progress, and hardly indicates a flaw in the development process. Besides, if the kernel is so flawed why, after all, does it have 12% of the server market?