The reality of nux is their is no leader. If you remember the year or two before MAC OS went the way of the unix kernal, people were predicting that Apple was going to unite the Linux world.
Beleave me when I say I was all for it, in fact I'm still all for a viable Microsoft alternative, but its not looking like its going to happen.
Back in the late 90s Sun was at a point to do it but lost out when it turned its attention to Java and the web and decided not to enter the home user market.
It will take a large company with the money to market a product to replace the MS OS.
And though MS Windows has its security issues and tends to have some glitches, people still buy it and still associate home based computing with it.
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