Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 29th Nov 2005 19:18 UTC
Linux Linux desktops have always faced an uphill battle against Windows desktops. Now, OSDL is calling together architects from over two-dozen key desktop-oriented Linux projects to a Dec. 1-2 meeting at its headquarters to set strategic directions and standards, and find synergies amongst Desktop Linux organizations.
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RE: Once a week is enough
by r_a_trip on Tue 29th Nov 2005 20:54 UTC in reply to "Once a week is enough"
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Yes we know Linux has (according to some) been ready for the desktop for 10 years while most of us feel it simply is not ready for it because of it's many problems. In a year or so, please publish an article again with the emphasis on what has actually changed...

Linux is well ready for the desktop if you can accept that it is its own Operating System, with its own niggles and that it is not a Xerox of the Windows Operating System.

I've been using GNU/Linux on my desktop for 5 years now and I have no reason to switch to anything else. If I can use it on the desktop almost anyone can.

The question is not if it is ready for the desktop, but if you are inclined to really use it on the desktop. A five day tinkertour of GNU/Linux will not give you an accurate picture of what the OS has in store.

Ahw, who cares anyways. Just use what makes you happy.

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