Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Feb 2009 14:11 UTC
Linux With Linux traditionally coming in many, many flavours, a common call among some Linux fans - but mostly among people who actually do not use Linux - is to standardise all the various distributions, and work from a single "one-distribution-to-rule-them-all". In a recent interview, Linus Tovalds discarded the idea, stating that he thinks "it's something absolutely required!"
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RE: Agree
by kragil on Wed 4th Feb 2009 15:00 UTC in reply to "Agree"
kragil
Member since:
2006-01-04

Yes, it keeps Canonical honest and on their toes. They have to innovate, integrate and polish like the best.

If they would stop people would run to the distro de jour without hesitation.

Linux users are Linux users for a reason, not because of inertia (windows) or faith/marketing (OSX). (OK OK .. It sounds like flamebait .. but it isn't.)

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RE[2]: Agree
by TLZ_ on Thu 5th Feb 2009 07:15 in reply to "RE: Agree"
TLZ_ Member since:
2007-02-05

Linux users are Linux users for a reason, not because of inertia (windows) or faith/marketing (OSX).

And Linux users are using it only because they are blind zealots?

See how stupid my comment sounds. That's how stupid your comment sounded. This is not Slashdot, you can do better.

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RE[3]: Agree
by kragil on Thu 5th Feb 2009 16:30 in reply to "RE[2]: Agree"
kragil Member since:
2006-01-04

Being a blind zealot is a reason too.

I stand by my word.

Most Windows users keep using Windows because that is what they know.

Most of todays Mac users started using Mac because of Apples superior marketing or the Apple cult.

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