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[4]: He's right
by lemur2 on Fri 30th Sep 2011 10:51 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: He's right"
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I'm asking, because I'm not a Blender user. I've never ever even seen it.

Blender is a pretty powerful 3D graphics app.

"Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License."

Here are some a relatively recent samples of its output:


Edited 2011-09-30 10:56 UTC

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RE[5]: He's right
by Lennie on Fri 30th Sep 2011 11:17 in reply to "RE[4]: He's right"
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I know what it is, I just have never installed and used it because I don't have a use for it.

If I haven't used it for something, I wouldn't be able to judge if it is a Linux- or Windows-application or otherwise.

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