Linked by David Adams on Fri 17th Dec 2004 18:20 UTC, submitted by jeanmarc
Editorial The real heart of open source lies in its potential to be greater than the sum of its parts, the capacity to leverage the talent and abilities of an entire community of developers and users who are striving towards a common goal, according to an editorial at Linux Insider.
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Re: @a nun, he moos
by Darius on Sun 19th Dec 2004 01:13 UTC

I'd love to take your challenge, but unfortunately I must decline as it is much too easy to load the dice in your favor: all you have to do is look throught the distro's software depository and look for an obscure, minor or obsolete app that isn't in it.

I will go ahead and tell you what several of the apps are:
- k3b
- Firefox
- Thunderbird
- Opera (for Linux)
- JavaXM (http://freshmeat.net/projects/jxm/?branch_id=48160&release_id=15362...)
- I don't know which ones yet, but I'll probably try at least 4-5 different audio editing apps
- Mplayer (with the proper codecs so I can at least watch DVDs and mpeg files)
- Rythembox
- Gaim

And I don't know what else yet. Do keep in mind that all these apps will have to work properly out of the box, which means no having to hunt for package y to make feature x work.