Linked by David Adams on Thu 29th Sep 2011 23:47 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
Linux Linux is struggling on the desktop because it only has a small number of "great" apps, according to the Gnome co-creator. Miguel de Icaza, co-creator of the Gnome desktop, told tech journalist Tim Anderson at the recent Windows 8 Build conference "When you count how many great desktop apps there are on Linux, you can probably name 10," de Icaza said, according to a post on Anderson's IT Writing blog. "You work really hard, you can probably name 20. We've managed to p*** off developers every step of the way, breaking APIs all the time."
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RE[5]: He's right
by lemur2 on Fri 30th Sep 2011 02:40 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: He's right"
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very true, KDE apps are sub-par with QT apps. Microsoft owns nokia->QT->KDE. Obviously the master does not want 'competing' products from his slave Nokia->QT->KDE.

Qt is licensed under GPLv3 and LGPLv3.

It is a shame that Nokia succumbed to Microsoft's embrace and extinguish strategy, but, due mainly to the GPLv3, by no means does that mean the end of Qt.

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