Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Driving forces behind Linux and open source growth

Filed under
Linux
OSS

It wasn’t just five years ago, the percentage of Linux being used in business was around 1%. When you made claims of growth, not one person in IT would listen. But as everyone knows, the landscape of IT changes faster than most. One minute you’re staring down the barrel of extinction and the next you’re being hoisted atop the shoulders of business claiming you a hero.

I wouldn’t exactly say that Linux and open source has been lifted on top of every shoulder — but the last five years have certainly seen some major expansion. Let’s take a look at some of the signposts that herald this growth.

rest here




More in Tux Machines

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 24/02/2018 - 6:16pm
Story Server: Benchmarks, IBM and Red Hat Roy Schestowitz 24/02/2018 - 6:15pm
Story Vulkan Anniversary and Generic FBDEV Emulation Continues To Be Worked On For DRM Drivers Roy Schestowitz 24/02/2018 - 6:12pm
Story OSS Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 24/02/2018 - 6:09pm
Story Mozilla: Wireless Innovation for a Networked Society, New AirMozilla Audience Demo, Firefox Telemetry Roy Schestowitz 24/02/2018 - 6:04pm
Story Games: All Walls Must Fall, Tales of Maj'Eyal Roy Schestowitz 24/02/2018 - 6:02pm
Story KDE and GNOME: KDE Discover, Okular, Librsvg, and Phone's UI Shell Roy Schestowitz 24/02/2018 - 5:58pm
Story GNU: GLIBC and GCC News Roy Schestowitz 24/02/2018 - 5:43pm
Story Open Source Color Management is broken Roy Schestowitz 24/02/2018 - 5:01pm
Story Devices: Microchip and TinyFPGAs Roy Schestowitz 24/02/2018 - 4:06pm