Could Linux become the world's most popular operating system?

Linux has no chance of catching Windows on the desktop, but that may not stop it from becoming more ubiquitous than Windows. One day, you'll most likely be running Linux, and there's a good chance you won't even know it. In that way, you'll be like millions of other people.

Microsoft has done a spectacular job of locking down the desktop for Windows. That battle is over; Linux lost.

But beyond the desktop, Windows is in trouble, and Linux has begun to shine. And beyond the desktop is where all the growth is today and will be in the future.

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