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 karunko on Fri 30th Sep 2011 15:42 UTC in reply to "..."
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Most of the applications listed here are just a rip off of the Windows and OSX counterparts plus some new options.

Where is the innovation?

Are you just trolling or do you really think that there should be an OS/application exclusive? What about applications available on both Windows AND OS X, then? Who is copying who?

Also: by your reasoning, neither Windows nor OS X should have any networking software, as it all originated on UNIX.


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