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Linux on desktops? You must be bonkers...   
Wednesday, March 25 2009 @ 01:55 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

RED HAT supremo Jim Whitehurst thinks it jolly unlikely that Linux will ever get onto the desktop.

Speaking at the InfoWorld Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco he said that there were shedloads of reasons why you should not put Linux in front of the great unwashed.

Whitehurst said that he couldn't think how he would make money doing it. Besides few people who have a desktop do anything on them that is mission critical so they don't want to pay for it.

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