Here's another Linux article that, since I'm not a Linux user, pointed out some interesting facts. Seems to me if Linux is going to a valid alternative to MS they really need to come to an agreement which version it is going to be.
If your're interested, check out the c/net News.com link below.If you've been following the current rift in the Linux community between Linus Torvalds and his minions squaring off against Con Kolivas and the mainstream Linux fanatics, you probably know that it's getting quite heated. You also probably know that these two entirely different ideas could create three possible paths Linux can take for the future: stay geeky and appeal to the advanced tech guru in all of us; go mainstream and leave the advanced functionality and reliable kernel behind to compete with Microsoft and Apple; or face a "civil war" that could lead to total Linux annihilation. WWW Link