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Novell's Roger Levy Sees Desktop Future for Linux

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Novell is evangelizing its Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, but the company is not looking for an all-out war with software giant Microsoft. Rather, it is looking to find its niche on the business user's desktop. Novell has already gained Linux desktop momentum with transaction and fixed-function applications.

The company has high hopes for much greater penetration in the years ahead. Will its desktop dreams come true? Or will Microsoft squash the concept with Vista and its next generation of Office?

One thing is certain. There is an open source revolution taking place in the technology industry -- and Microsoft is taking notice.

LinuxInsider caught up with Roger Levy, Novell vice president and general manager of open platform solutions, to discuss the company's open source strategy, the challenges, obstacles and opportunities it faces, and the future of Linux on the desktop.

Full Interview at LinuxInsider.

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