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LinuxWorld panel mulls state of the Linux desktop

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A panel discussion at LinuxWorld Tuesday will explore the evolution of Linux from server to desktop. "The State of the Linux Desktop," featuring members of the OSDL's (Open Source Development Labs) Desktop Linux (DTL) working group, will focus on Linux desktop markets, challenges to adoption, and the desktop Linux community.

The panel discussion will be moderated by DesktopLinux.com editor Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. Panelists will include DTL working group members Waldo Bastian, staff engineer at Intel; Jonathan Blanford of Red Hat and GNOME; John Cherry, DTL initiative manager, OSDL; Guy Lunardi, desktop architect at Novell; Laurent Gharda, chief operating officer at Open Country; Greg Kelleher, senior program manager for worldwide Linux desktop strategy at IBM; and Steven McDowell, division manager, emerging technology, at AMD.

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