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 korpenkraxar on Sat 1st Oct 2011 07:16 UTC in reply to "Comment by static666"
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I do not get your argument. What does a great music player like foobar2000 on Windows take away from a great music player like Amarok on Linux?

Why is the number of available configuration options and features the main metric for how good a player is?

In your mind, is there a killer feature in foobar2000 that completely changes the listening experience and which is not available in a Linux music player?

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