[News] GNU/Linux Gaining at Windows' Expense Even Where It's Scarce (Taiwan)

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Linux to Command 12.5% Share of Taiwan`s Server Market by End of 2009

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| Noteworthy is that Window`s penetration rate in Taiwan`s server market for 
| this year is down from last year`s 81.52% and 2005`s 84.58%, while that of 
| Linux moves upward from 2005`s 7.75%. Last year, 44% and 34% of Taiwan`s 
| public research labs and schools, respectively, preferred Linux as the two 
| most acceptable segments, according to DGBAS.     



Ballmer Still Searching for an Answer to Google

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| "Forty percent of servers run Windows, 60 percent run Linux," he said. "How
| are we doing? Forty is less than 60, so I don't like it. ... We have some
| work to do."

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