Step 3, profit.
Posted Nov 17, 2009 18:14 UTC (Tue) by dmarti
In reply to: Lenovo returns to the Linux desktop (ComputerWorld)
Parent article: Lenovo returns to the Linux desktop (ComputerWorld)
Linux on the desktop is a short-term tactic to get negotiating power. Desktop Linux is tremendously profitable, even though customers don't get many machines and developers don't see much of the profit. (In the long run, will it be in major hardware vendors' interest to support a credible Linux threat?)
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