Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Jul 2005 11:55 UTC, submitted by Swank1
Linux Are there too many Linux distributions currently available? Can there be too many? This article explores the effect of the large number of distros out right now and suggests that progress could possibly be made through a consolidation.
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RE[3]: Which Linux Os to use?
by jziegler on Fri 15th Jul 2005 05:35 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Which Linux Os to use?"
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It is time to consolidate- if Linux is to adopted by average Joe and rule the desktop!

Again, why do you believe that the goal of Linux is to rule the desktop? I could care less whether everyone uses Linux on desktop or not. It suits me on the desktop and that's what I care about.

It might sound arrogant, but I'd rather prefer Linux being as powerful and flexible as it is now and adopted by a few percents of desktop users than being dumbed-down to a one-size-fits-all form and adopted by a majority of the desktop users.

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