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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Lets see here
by aliquis on Fri 30th Sep 2011 10:35 UTC
aliquis
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There's Cedaga, aterm, screen in aterm, irssi in aterm, mutt in aterm, vim in aterm, K3B, gvim...

... uhm... uhm... Any IM client?

So far I can only name 8 =P


Opera!! That's 9 .. Is Reason ported to Linux? =P

Let's add Keldons Race for the galaxy AI and we're up to 10.

Easy ;)

Now which of those are Linux only?

Edited 2011-09-30 10:38 UTC

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