Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 15th Aug 2009 17:55 UTC
X11, Window Managers Over the past couple of months, and especially over the past couple of weeks, I've been working very hard to write and complete my thesis. I performed all the work on Windows 7, but now that the thesis is finally done, submitted, and accepted, I installed Ubuntu - and immediately I was reminded of why I do not do any serious work on Linux: the train wreck that is X.org.
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Comment by regomodo
by regomodo on Sat 15th Aug 2009 18:35 UTC
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2009-01-23

It's going to be the X dev types that'll flame you.

Personally I could probably count my X crashes in 3 years on one hand. However I have seen how much of a mess it is. Window-tearing? Bloated codebase? Granted, Xorg should work without any xorg.conf file these days which is an improvement yet it still isn't bomb proof.

FOSS can't be exempt from criticism especially for core things like X.

Oh, whilst we're at it. Can linux sound be fixed please?

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