Ten Things Linux Needs to Make it Big(ger) in the Enterprise

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  1. saipothuri

    saipothuri New Member

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    nice reading..
     
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    I read that!! Now Oracle has it's own Linux. Surely they know how to market it!!
    RHEL is doing pretty good. Ubuntu is slowly catching up in the Server market.
     
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    For a mass-acceptance, Linux needs to do two things:
    1. Make software installation really easy. You can't expect people to compile and install :rolleyes:
    2. Better hardware support. To hell with whether the hardware drivers are open source or not!! If they are available and manufacturer permits free distribution, just include it! (Mr. Stallman, are you listening? :rolleyes:) Or at least convince manufacturers to offer it for download from their sites and include in their package CDs. If people have to keep searching for the right drivers, they will rather install pirated Windows and get going! People select hardware for its functioning and not availability of drivers! Although Samsung has recently started shipping Linux drivers with its printers and also sports a tux in their ads :)
    Main thing for most people is to do their work. They don't care about those licensing issues and freedom theories!!
     
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    @Tuxfan, slight correction in your post!! I think you wanted to convey this message.

    I also fully agree with you.
     
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    JGuru, thanks for correction :) thats what I meant actually. I will edit the post :p
     
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    Bah!! Its a CentOS ripoff..
     
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    @Tuxfan, You are welcome [​IMG]. I always double-check my post to make sure there are no errors!!
    @GNUrag, Oracle's CEO Ellison has clearly stated that they don't want to write Linux
    from ground-up!! They will use the Source code from mutiple Sources, so that they
    can give their Enterprise customers Linux support.
     
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    They're planning a rip off of CentOS alone... There is no such thing as multiple sources.. I trust my sources :grin: :grin:
     
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    oracle linux seems to be too buggy as although its seems a cent os rip.
    http://jeremy.linuxquestions.org/blog/Linux
     
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    LOL I wish I could spare some more time for the forums. But thats not happening.

    So its a ripoff of a derivative of RH :lol:
     
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