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."
Thread beginning with comment 491402
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[5]: I'll give it a try
by lucas_maximus on Fri 30th Sep 2011 13:09 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: I'll give it a try"
Member since:

TBH for me it is Visual Studio 2010 and SQL Server Management studio are the big reasons as well as the reliability of Win 7.

But non-dev stuff ... I am not so sure.

Reply Parent Score: 2