Linked by David Adams on Mon 24th Aug 2009 09:21 UTC
Linux A reader asks: Why is Linux still not as user friendly as the two other main OSes with all the people developing for Linux? Is it because it is mainly developed by geeks? My initial feeling when reading this question was that it was kind of a throwaway, kind of a slam in disguise as a genuine question. But the more I thought about it, the more intrigued I felt. There truly are a large amount of resources being dedicated to the development of Linux and its operating system halo (DEs, drivers, apps, etc). Some of these resources are from large companies (IBM, Red Hat, Novell). Why isn't Linux more user-friendly? Is this an inherent limitation with open source software?
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Whats wrong with a logical file system?
by postdiction on Mon 24th Aug 2009 13:42 UTC
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I don't know if anybody has mentioned this yet, as there are a lot of comments already but, why can't linux have a logical file system?

Windows has one, Mac can hide it's internals to give an illusion of one why can't linux?

It is simple guys:
System files
Program files
User data files

not bin, sbin, opt, boot, usr, mnt, media, etc....

installing a program in linux is a guessing game as to where the files actually went.

please someone reorganize the filesystem

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