Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Jun 2006 12:54 UTC, submitted by Valour
Linux "The impending release of Windows Vista with its fancy Aero Glass special effects, along with the hasty addition of the similar XGL and Compiz technologies to the latest SUSE Linux release makes me think that programmers have a warped idea of what desktop computing is about. For some reason, many GNU/Linux users are concerned about competing feature-for-feature with Vista, while Apple and Microsoft struggle to add more graphical extras to their already graphics-intensive desktop OSes. It's gotten so that you need a serious 3D video card (with proprietary drivers) and a fairly fast computer just to keep up with desktop environments. Whatever happened to being productive and having fun?"
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RE[2]: What really makes me angry...
by reez on Wed 28th Jun 2006 21:07 UTC in reply to "What really makes me angry..."
reez
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That's simply not true.
OpenSSh for example. It was ported to Linux, Solaris (sunssh is based on OpenSSH), ...
What exactly do you mean with "No software is made for it. Only porting is done."?
Most software is made for Unix or POSIX-compatible Operating Systems. Linux is btw. not even a _real_ Unix. It's just a clone.

An other example is "make". make is no "linuxtechonlogy".
(gnu)make was ported to BSD, but it is only used for (gnu)make-only software (which is ther, but not much). BSD has it's own make.

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