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[3]: Misleading article title
by jyper on Mon 3rd Oct 2011 09:42 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Misleading article title"
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Free Software Foundation re-launches its Free Software Directory, with over 6500 programs listed


I disagree with him but that is a very poor rebuttal(home many of those are good?). A better rebuttal would be to list specific good applications.

Edited 2011-10-03 09:42 UTC

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