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: Comment by static666
by Soulbender on Fri 30th Sep 2011 15:50 UTC in reply to "Comment by static666"
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

But have you guys ever tried foobar2000 on Windows?


Yes and it's indeed a very good audio player. For Windows. It's not a patch on Amarok, Clementine or Bangarang though.

P.S. Oh, yeah, must admit - using K in almost every KDE app name is pathetic.


It's almost like that other company that uses "i" in every product name.

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