You can build a machine that runs Windows, but you can’t build one that runs Linux.
That’s the key takeaway from a new study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Waterloo.
“The idea that Linux can be used as a platform for computing has been the focus of a lot of the computing community for a long time,” says John Egan, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mello Center.
“That’s an area where Linux has been somewhat in flux.”
For the study, published this week in IEEE Transactions on Graphics, the researchers tested whether a computer with a CPU based on Intel’s Atom processors could run the popular open source Linux distribution.
They then asked the same test to a laptop running the Ubuntu operating system.
In both cases, the results showed that, although a computer running Ubuntu had a slight advantage over a laptop that ran Windows, the laptop running Linux was not as competitive as it could have been.
What’s more, in both cases the laptop was only marginally faster than the Windows laptop, suggesting that Ubuntu had some advantages over the Windows version of the laptop, even when running a slightly different operating system than the one that was used by the majority of computing workers.
The findings also suggest that Linux is not a bad platform for a new computer.
Linux has had a good start.
The computer and software industry has been working on building and releasing new versions of Linux since 2005, when the first version of Linux was released in the form of the Linux kernel.
The Linux operating system, which has since been extended to include a wide range of other tools, and its open source software community has been steadily expanding its user base.
But in a year when Microsoft has been pushing Windows 10, and Dell is expanding its Windows business by bringing its Windows 7-based laptops to market, the focus has been on Windows.
But Linux’s growing user base has been less keen on Windows, and many of the open source projects that rely on it are in a struggle to stay relevant.
One such project, the open-source ImageMagick project, is struggling to keep up with the popularity of Microsoft’s new operating system and software.
Some of the developers of ImageMagik are using Linux to develop their projects, but the project’s chief executive, Mark Ritchie, is using the same Linux distribution to develop his own software.
In the end, Linux has a lot to offer the IT industry.
“The Linux desktop is very, very powerful,” says Egan.
“You can do a lot with it.
But it’s still a pretty niche platform, and there are some things that Linux really doesn’t offer, like file storage and cloud computing.”
It might seem odd to use the word niche to describe a new platform, but Egan says it’s not.
Most of the people who are running Linux-based machines are just starting out with the software.
The people who have spent years developing it aren’t going to be running it for very long.
So, Linux’s success in the industry is the result of a mix of factors.
For one, Linux isn’t widely adopted, according to the study.
In fact, just 3% of computing professionals are familiar with it, compared to a whopping 88% of IT workers.
Another factor is that Linux has had to fight against some of the challenges that other open source platforms face.
In particular, Linux is a bit of a pain to use for remote work.
A lot of Linux distributions require you to install software on your own machines, and then use that software for the purposes of remote work, which means it’s very difficult to do.
It’s also a challenge to get new software out the door, because a lot can change in the operating system within a year or two.
In short, Linux, like any other open- source platform, faces a lot more work to do before it can compete in the market.