There should be an image here!As you can see from this article, some people feel strongly that if you are not seeing massive adoption rates, then clearly the operating system in question must be a failure at some level. Those of us who use the operating system described in the above article, would ask the author to point out at what point we are to consider Linux a success?

Do we consider it successful when it saves a school thousands of dollars that can now be spent elsewhere? Perhaps when it provides work for open source consultants who make their living providing services surrounding this sort of software?

For me, I have long considered desktop Linux successful due to the fact that it has saved me so much money over the past few years that I lost track in software/hardware savings. As for money, I have been able to earn a few dollars along the way. Using my Linux skills, I was able to purchase a house and a new car. Can’t seem to remember my skills with the other two operating systems leading me to the same result for some reason…