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 andih on Fri 30th Sep 2011 13:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Boils down to..."
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I don't know who you think are 12 year old that consider themselves elite hackers..
But I think here are very few 12 y.olds at osnews..

But to speak for my self, Im three times that age and system engineer and administrator as my profession.
Use both linux, windows and some bsd.

I enjoy working with linux because the only limits there are technology and my own mind and creativity.

Working with windows is different.. MS do as they like and one have to do as they want and use the solutions that they want to support, even if there are better solutions. One have to pay licenses for everything.. even for allowing more than a few RDP connections to a server (!!) Something thats basic functionality in linux (well nor rdp though..but xrdp is pretty cool).. Even my wireless access-point@home can handle as many ssh connections that HW can handle:p

Working with software and OSes that are full of DRM, and are limiting and defective by design is not something I enjoy at least.. Good thing people are different :p

Enjoy your windows or whatever you like :p

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