Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th Dec 2010 22:54 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Yet another possible change in Ubuntu's core components: they're mulling over replacing GDM with LightDM. Why? Well: "Faster - the greeter doesn't require an entire GNOME session to run. More flexible - multiple greeters are supported through a well defined interface. This allows Ubuntu derivatives to use the same display manager (e.g. Kubuntu, Lubuntu etc.). Simpler codebase - similar feature set in ~5000 lines of code compared to 50000 in GDM. Supports more usecases - first class support for XDMCP and multihead."
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RE[2]: architecture
by rebel787 on Sun 12th Dec 2010 12:18 UTC in reply to "RE: architecture"
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"2010 - Linux distro's won the battle.

With a 1% market share.

people equate success by market share ?
i don't have the numbers but what are they for firefox vs ie ?

yes, market share can be better.
So I guess we should be thankful that Ubuntu focus so much on marketing :-)

Today, distro's are equal to Windows/OSX. Whatever Ubuntu's doing... it's aimed at market penetration.

One more thing : Linux won the battle but the war are still being fought. Think about that for a while.

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