SCO has already signed its death certificate with this unpopular litigation. SCO's president/CEO Darl McBride must have been thinking to himself: "What is the most expensive and painful way I can scare companies and individuals off from ever doing business with SCO again?"
Seriously, Linux is good on its philosophical aspects alone. I am willing to exchange a little ease of use and technical widgetry for a freer operating system. The idea that one has the right to a program's source code and the right to modify and redistribute that code under the same terms is very satisfying, especially considering Microsoft's evermore draconian license agreements.