Linked by David Adams on Thu 29th Sep 2011 23:47 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
Linux Linux is struggling on the desktop because it only has a small number of "great" apps, according to the Gnome co-creator. Miguel de Icaza, co-creator of the Gnome desktop, told tech journalist Tim Anderson at the recent Windows 8 Build conference "When you count how many great desktop apps there are on Linux, you can probably name 10," de Icaza said, according to a post on Anderson's IT Writing blog. "You work really hard, you can probably name 20. We've managed to p*** off developers every step of the way, breaking APIs all the time."
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RE[5]: He's right
by No it isnt on Fri 30th Sep 2011 09:24 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: He's right"
No it isnt
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2005-11-14

My bet is that none of the downvoters have actually tested those apps.

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RE[6]: He's right
by lemur2 on Fri 30th Sep 2011 10:42 in reply to "RE[5]: He's right"
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2007-02-17

My bet is that none of the downvoters have actually tested those apps.


My guess is that the downvoters are in denial that they have blown so much money on their Windows or Mac machine that they simply didn't have to.

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RE[7]: He's right
by dragossh on Sat 1st Oct 2011 11:24 in reply to "RE[6]: He's right"
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2008-12-16

Or maybe they like things you don't? Shocking, I know!

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