Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Jan 2011 22:18 UTC, submitted by alinandrei
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu De kogel is door de kerk. After years of focussing entirely on Gtk+ and GNOME, Ubuntu will finally start evaluating Qt applications for inclusion in the defaukt Ubuntu installation. Mark Shuttleworth announced the policy change on his blog today.
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dodged a bullet. or a fusillade
by MamiyaOtaru on Fri 21st Jan 2011 02:26 UTC
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unintended bonus of not using Linux on the desktop anymore: I don't have to care about any of this. Look at all these words. Look at all the grief and heartache that goes with Gnome / KDE / GTK / Qt. Then binary drivers in the kernel. hal / udev / defvs / devicekit. Firegl / RadeonHD / that other one. Xorg / Xfree(hah) / Wayland. Compiz / Beryl. All the way back to OSS / Alsa.

I don't have to care about any of it anymore. None of it affects me and it feels great. I haven't had any non-working (after previously working) hardware in a couple years.

I'm glad it's out there to keep people honest and promote openness. But I'm way more relaxed leaving it to others.

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