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Linux at 25% of Server OS Market - Is Redmond Hearing Footsteps?
Linux has now grabbed 25% of the server operating system market share, passing Novell and knocking on Windows's door.

linux os  least trying) Linux. Although Linux will almost certainly not duplicate the market shift that occurred when CDs overtook vinyl LPs, its credibility as an alternative OS is increasing. Users, both current and potential, should try to exert pressure on the key vendors to overcome the 58 varieties syndrome, as well as improving the user-friendliness. Although a number of Linux distributors have been working on improving the ergonomics, this practice must proliferate further. One possible consequence:

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