No flamewars intended but...

Do you think Linux can ever become a mainstream workstation OS? Yeah, yeah, I know you are all devs and dorks using w3wm and whatnot :D but I mean, like, for regular people that cannot tell bash from bush. I mean, a workstation that can compete with the You-Know-Who and get into 2-digit market share percentages rater than sitting at the very edge of the Gauss's Bell.


@xpil it's already there and it's called ChromeOS. It's the ultimate "you don't need the CLI to use Linux" Linux - people don't even realize it IS Linux underneath all the shinyness.

@fedops @xpil not to mention... Windows. Microsoft has been working very hard for the past few years to make Windows a viable Linux workstation, as dumb as it may sound.

With the lock-in MS has on corporate stuff, I can easily see it becoming the "approved platform" for nix devs (with access to intranet, office and the other corporate crap).

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