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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by juzzlin on Fri 30th Sep 2011 07:54 UTC
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I don't get this "Linux desktop app - Windows desktop app - Mac desktop app"-thing. It's 90's. Great software is something that can be ported to all major platforms. There shouldn't be any "Windows counterparts" for a Linux application. It should be the same application!

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