2006: The Year That Changed Linux

Opinion: This was the year when business Linux and hobby Linux started to go their seperate ways. (Linux-Watch)

Ive been saying for years that Linux was well along on its way from being the tech fanboy operating system of choice, to becoming one of big business favorite operating systems.

Well, I was right all along, but in 2006, that progress smacked many Linux fans in the face.

This is my list of the five most significant changes in Linux this year. They are not changes, however, that many who have embraced Linux in the past will appreciate.

Like it or lump it, these are the changes that I also think clearly predict Linuxs future in the mainstream.

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