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Opinion: Why GNU/Linux will ultimately succeed   
Thursday, November 13 2008 @ 02:12 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

In the last few weeks and months, there have been some very interesting articles and discussions on iTWire about Linux, Windows and Mac OS and their relative merits. Here's my take on why I think that Linux will ultimately succeed, though don't be afraid the timeline is still pretty long!

I have been using Linux for about two and a half years now and I have noticed an interesting trend. Every time I upgrade to the latest version (as I use Ubuntu, that's every six months), I am installing and using fewer applications.

When I upgraded this week from Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10, I had a remarkably short list of applications to install. I realised that I am using more and more applications "in the cloud" and fewer and fewer "on the Desktop".

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