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[7]: He's right
by lemur2 on Fri 30th Sep 2011 10:27 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: He's right"
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"I notice that you don't actually come up with a better Windows-only application that can match Amorak feature-for-feature (for example, Amorak's support of FLAC and Ogg Vorbis audio files, or its support of iPod personal media players, its support for lyrics and album covers and file metadata, all available in the one app).

Or its lack of support for audio CDs...

Excuse me?

Audio CDs

Play your Audio CDs in Amarok, and use the Copy to Collection feature to easily rip them to your local collection.

Anyway, you listed these programs as an answer to "what applications do not run on Windows"; does that mean the "KDE 4 on Windows" project is dead?

They might be still trying to achieve this, but for now there is no "KDE 4 on Windows".

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RE[8]: He's right
by Savior on Fri 30th Sep 2011 15:35 in reply to "RE[7]: He's right"
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Good to know then that they finally put it back. I remember it not working in 2.1 (even 2.2?), so I had to go with Kaffeine for CDs and Amarok for mp3s; it was quite schrizophenic...

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