Linked by tessmonsta on Tue 16th Mar 2010 08:55 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Today's mobile space is owned by the likes of Nokia, RIM, Apple, and Google. While some of these corporations have embraced some open source components, a full FLOSS solution has yet to gain traction. Why? Blogger Bradley M. Kuhn posts thoughtful analysis of the current state of Open Source in the mobile space.
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RE[6]: Design Thinking
by saynte on Wed 17th Mar 2010 05:41 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Design Thinking"
saynte
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One of each?

My Ubuntu system at work has:

apt-get, aptitude, synaptic, Software Center, and dpkg (if you feel like counting the low-level stuff too). At least 3 of these are there by default (I think aptitude is as well, not sure about synaptic).

Also, since I have installed amarok on it, it also contains Qt, Gtk, and also the default X athena widgets. Even without amarok it has 2 widget toolkits.

It also contains 2 window managers by default (more if you want them), Gnome and TWM.

So I'm not sure why you were brow-beating your parent poster; he was using a slight hyperbole, but his point is vastly more correct than yours.

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