Linked by David Adams on Sat 20th Aug 2011 15:38 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Editorial In five years, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst sees the traditional desktop becoming obsolete.
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It's had a positive response over all actually and Redhat have been behind it a lot.

I wish Linux users would stop bashing DEs lately, it's really boring. Don't like KDE4, don't like GNOME Shell, oh 2 year later, oh it's not bad actually, I like it. It's the same old story, new DE comes out, some Linux user doesn't like it and uses another DE or asks to fork it.

Maybe some people are like that, but I'm not.

I've used GNOME since the early 1.x days and I've felt it's got progressively worse, yes, even with 2.x.

I don't use KDE either.

I only tolerate GNOME 2.x because it's what's installed on my workstation and I spend most of my time in a terminal window.

Besides, when Linus Torvalds himself says it's a pile of crap, perhaps it's time to listen...

Edited 2011-08-21 02:27 UTC

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