Microsoft currently has a reported 92 per cent share of the desktop operating system
market but only eight per cent of this is Windows 8.
He said he hoped domestically built software would be able to replace desktop operating systems
within one to two years and mobile operating systems within three to five years.
IBM is reported to be testing the water with Linux on its IBM NetVista A30 in India, and is certifying its ThinkPad A31 and T40 and NetVista products for use with SuSE's new Linux Desktop operating system
OS/2 was the first desktop operating system
to combine 32-bit power with a graphical user interface.
26 /PRNewswire/ -- Powersoft Corporation announced today its support for Microsoft Corporation's Windows NT 32-bit desktop operating system
, and for Microsoft's Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) initiative.
For both business users and consumers who are seeking a secure, stable and cost-effective desktop operating system
(OS), Linux is a natural alternative to Windows(R) .
Linux on the Desktop: Hear about the latest uses for desktop Linux and how new open source applications are making Linux a viable desktop operating system
As one of the most anticipated initiatives in the open source movement, Wine has been long considered a key to establishing Linux as a practical desktop operating system
for both personal and large-scale enterprise use.
The look and feel of Microsoft Windows Vista represents the next generation of graphics quality and performance in a desktop operating system
MoveOver and CrossOver Office are a complementary fit as well, since MoveOver enables seamless migration to Linux desktop operating system
while CrossOver Office assures that commonly-used Windows applications will continue to run on the Linux desktop.