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What Linux Needs to Win on Desktop

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For the last 15 years, Linux has grown from a small hobby of a university student to a powerful system which is rapidly gaining popularity every year. But unfortunately in majority of cases Linux based Desktop solutions are less preferable then the Windows or Mac based. Why ???

By itself, Linux is a perfect system which can be used for server, desktop, mobile devises, etc. As a fact, world’s Top Super Computers run Linux. Does it mean anything? It means that Linux can be configured for all your needs, it is stable, you have full control over it, you can do whatever you want. But, you have to be a Linux professional to do all this. What about home, small and medium office users. Do they need to configure anything? No.

That is the policy of Microsoft – “just click your mouse – and you get everything”.

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What Linux Needs to Win on Desktop

It's the same sad and tired old arguments, I'm afraid. Hide the command line which users are afraid of, too many Linux distros, (choice is bad), package managers are inferior to Windows installers' click Next...

Can't someone write meaningful Linux Desktop articles? How about the SymphonyOS interface vs. Vista, or SugarCRM interface vs. OSX?

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