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]: I'll give it a try
by Straho on Fri 30th Sep 2011 10:53 UTC in reply to "RE: I'll give it a try"
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Why? Because linux community can write portability code. If you could say that app was produce 3 months earlier for windows they I could understand your point. You can't say it's run on windows so it's not linux app. If some application from Linux native is compiled for windows it's needed. When windows app is introduce for linux it's also because it's needed and wanted from many, many linux users.
VirtalBox use .VirtualBox directory in User home dir, so probably it's only linux app, isn't it?

Edited 2011-09-30 10:58 UTC

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