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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Who said it's my blog, moron?

Not me. It seems you need to brush up on your reading skills.

Oh, and the 3,000 plus comments on an blog article that is WEEKS old says nothing about the utter failure of Linux as desktop OS. Got it.

It says exactly as much about Linux failure on the desktop as all the thousand of anti-MS comments by Linux fanbois ever did say about Windows failure on the desktop. That is to say, absolutely nothing.

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