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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Linux is so incredibly not #1

Keep telling yourself that. Real data by country and language and usage and addition of all distributions togheter show otherwise.

on the desktop

Must be why Apple is diverting in other area and Microsoft keep firing employees ... Your definition of desktop and how you addition them is innacurate.

you are just making a perverse argument

There is nothing to argue with thing's like you ...

for the sake of trying to win a debate

There is no debate with thing's like you ...

despite being completely wrong about reality.

No , I am real , use my real name and use real global numbers.

You can invent whatever statistics you like

That's your thing , inventing statistics that are erronous and show whatever.

but the whole truth remains the whole truth.

Truth in your writing as a lying anonymous coward as me so scared ... NOT.

Linux is not the most used desktop OS.

GNU/Linux the OS and Linux the kernel are the #1 desktop OS and #1 kernel for desktop by usage.

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