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How Linux Could Overthrow Microsoft

2 interesting articles…

For as long as most technologists can remember, there has been "Wintel," the $250 billion industry dominated by Microsoft’s Windows operating systems and Intel’s microprocessors. But "Lintel," or the #Linux operating system and Intel, is now encroaching on this empire, and behind it is the entire open-source software movement, which threatens to overthrow the Windows industry. Faced with this challenge, Microsoft is showing classic symptoms of "incumbents’ disease." Rather than remaking itself, Microsoft is using legal threats, short-term deals, and fear, uncertainty, and doubt to fortify its position. But this strategy probably won’t work. The #Linux operating system and the open-source model for software development are far from perfect, but they look increasingly likely to depose Microsoft…. By Charles Ferguson.  Read more HERE at www.technologyreview.com

and the feature article column  ("Linux vs. Windows: Why #Linux will win" ) of www.librenix.com

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