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[2]: He's spreading FUD
by lucas_maximus on Fri 30th Sep 2011 09:59 UTC in reply to "RE: He's spreading FUD"
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The guy wrote midnight commander, started gnome and mono and according to this quote

"I am not a Windows user. It’s probably the first time that I would use a Windows machine."

hasn't even thought about using Windows until now ... so how the hell can he be a MS fanboy?

He doesn't use their flagship products.

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