Linux Desktop 2006: Better Than Ever

By Steven Vaughan-Nichols  |  Posted 2006-12-22 Print this article Print

Opinion: The Linux desktop had its best year ever and things are going to get even better in 2007. (

I recently read a story that asked, "Has the Desktop Linux Bubble Burst?" Burst!? No, I dont think so. Actually, it still isnt even half as big as it will be when its full.

The author goes on to explain that he feels this way because GNOME "lacks any form of a vision," while KDE4 is full of wonderful ideas, but not enough money and effort behind turning concepts into code.
I dont see that at all. I think both popular Linux desktop environments are making good progress. Read the full story on Linux Desktop 2006: Better Than Ever Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest open-source news, reviews and analysis.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols is editor at large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, Vaughan-Nichols worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects. Since then, he's focused on covering the technology and business issues that make a real difference to the people in the industry.

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