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 Hiev on Fri 30th Sep 2011 16:14 UTC in reply to "RE: ..."
Hiev
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2005-09-27

It goes like this:

1.- Apple or MS release a catchy application usable not beta.

2.- And suddenly a docent of Linux half baked barely useful clones appear.

3.- The same Application on OSX and Windows is switched to mantainence mode, witch it means bug fixing and minor improvements w/o breaking the first goal of the application.

4.- A half of the linux versions dissapeared cause lack of interest, the other half are in eternal remodelation, not mantainence, every week gains a new useless option that will make the program more complicated and buggy.

5.- The application is not on the trend anymore because another new has arrived.

6.- back to step 1.

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