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]: Why no video editing
by Darkmage on Sat 1st Oct 2011 04:49 UTC in reply to "RE: Why no video editing"
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...and you've just shot your own argument in the head, Pirhanna is a Commercial non open-source product. The entire API/Framework is made by one company. Ant is also another proprietary non opensource product.. how does this help Linux again? Call me when a normal linux user has access to these tools without forking out thousands of dollars? remember every mac user has FREE access to quartz composer built into their license for Mac OSX. There is nothing close to that on linux that will allow you to mix HD feeds in realtime, or allow layered effects. OSX is only $39.95 for a legit license you can run on most intel based PC hardware, and a mac will set you back less than $1000 for an i7 mac mini which will let you do the editing.

Edited 2011-10-01 04:53 UTC

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