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[6]: He's right
by dnebdal on Fri 30th Sep 2011 18:57 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: He's right"
dnebdal
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Except for the ones I listed, and many others besides, which don't run on Windows.


I know kate, dolphin and okular do, because I've got them installed in Win7 (and they work fine). Amarok, digikam, krita and Kst also seem to have windows versions, though I haven't tested them recently so I can't say how useful they are.

Edited 2011-09-30 18:57 UTC

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