The Linux desktop is dead

Linux is unlikely ever to be a viable alternative to Microsoft's Windows on the desktop for corporate IT departments, according to leading CIOs.

Just this week new research by the National Computing Centre (NCC) found only one Linux desktop for every 300 currently running Windows XP in UK organisations. Three-quarters of's 12-strong CIO Jury backed the view that the Linux desktop dream is dead.,39024645,39163932,00.htm