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Red Hat Stays Away from Linux Desktop

In a recent statement , Red Hat , one of the leading Linux flavor provider , denies speculation that they will be investing on a linux destop OS that will compete with the dominant Windows. In my honest opinion , this statement is not a bad sign for the open source community . Red Hat issued the following statement , showing their effort to continue providing reliable server solution :

"As a public, for-profit company, Red Hat must create products and technologies with an eye on the bottom line, and with desktops this is much harder to do than with servers. The desktop market suffers from having one dominant vendor, and some people still perceive that today's Linux desktops simply don't provide a practical alternative."

For desktop users , this does not mean there will be no Linux for them in the future . Red Hat is just one of the many flavors of linux . Ubuntu is the leading challenger in that desktop OS space . Furthermore , RedHat also made this striking statement on what linux is all about :

"I don't know why this needs repeating. Linux is not like Windows. It's not one company. It's an ecosystem. Everyone does what they're best at, and that's how it works"


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this year

.. i will learn new things, perhaps play a new instrument or go back to school.
.. i will find beauty on the open source community.
.. i will read more books and listen to more music.
.. i will pen more poems and possibly write more songs.
.. i will go for new distances and discover new terrains.
.. i will continue to pile running miles to stay fit and healthy.
.. i will strive to be free and make myself available to unknown future.
.. i will go out of my shell more often and be socially more open.

.. i will continue to grow and go with the changes of time.
.. i will be more patient and hopeful to things that may not even be possible.
.. i will be a better son, brother and more importantly a better father.
.. i will be closer with the great beyond.

.. i will continue to repair , refactor and upgrade myself to become a better version of me.