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: The bottom line
by Soulbender on Fri 30th Sep 2011 15:36 UTC in reply to "The bottom line"
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"I’m heartbroken, that’s the bottom line."

Guess he should have done a better job with GNOME, eh?

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Gnome is a great and gigantic comunity
by dionicio on Fri 30th Sep 2011 17:49 in reply to "RE: The bottom line"
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I am sure Miguel made his point at the key moments.

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