Linux Takes On The Windows Look

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“And that’s a good thing, insist the many company representatives who are showing off Windows look-alike desktop packages at the show: Linux needs a familiar, comfy interface to woo users away from Windows.

Linux on every desktop has been a long-desired goal in the open-source development community, stymied until recently by the fact that many desktop interfaces weren’t overly welcoming to average computer users.

But now anyone who is capable of dealing with a Windows system can easily work with Linux. The open-source operating system appears poised to at least begin to move onto desktops in a big way over the next year. “

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