Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th Dec 2010 22:54 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Yet another possible change in Ubuntu's core components: they're mulling over replacing GDM with LightDM. Why? Well: "Faster - the greeter doesn't require an entire GNOME session to run. More flexible - multiple greeters are supported through a well defined interface. This allows Ubuntu derivatives to use the same display manager (e.g. Kubuntu, Lubuntu etc.). Simpler codebase - similar feature set in ~5000 lines of code compared to 50000 in GDM. Supports more usecases - first class support for XDMCP and multihead."
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by rebel787 on Sat 11th Dec 2010 16:34 UTC
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Back in the day when I was looking for something better than win98 I found 3 ...
BeOs, Mandrake 8.2 and QNX.

2010 - Linux distro's won the battle.
I'm telling you, the QNX guys went on and on and on about architecture (included vid when you installed OS).

To this day that thought comes up with every new "improvement".
... what's the architecture like in relation to the whole ecosystem?

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RE: architecture
by lucas_maximus on Sun 12th Dec 2010 10:04 in reply to "architecture"
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2010 - Linux distro's won the battle.

With a 1% market share.

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RE[2]: architecture
by rebel787 on Sun 12th Dec 2010 12:18 in reply to "RE: architecture"
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"2010 - Linux distro's won the battle.

With a 1% market share.

people equate success by market share ?
i don't have the numbers but what are they for firefox vs ie ?

yes, market share can be better.
So I guess we should be thankful that Ubuntu focus so much on marketing :-)

Today, distro's are equal to Windows/OSX. Whatever Ubuntu's doing... it's aimed at market penetration.

One more thing : Linux won the battle but the war are still being fought. Think about that for a while.

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