Linux: Tipping point or tripping point?

The alternative operating system is gaining more and more adherents, but can it ever seriously threaten Microsoft’s dominance, asks Brian Skelly.

4th February, 2006

The alternative operating system is gaining more and more adherents, but can it ever seriously threaten Microsoft’s dominance, asks Brian Skelly.

Browsing the technology titles in Eason the other day, the eye was caught by a clutch of magazines all on the same topic - Linux.

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