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[2]: Comment by ddc_
by Soulbender on Sun 2nd Oct 2011 18:43 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by ddc_"
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Tied them to a chair and point a gun to their heads? Told them that using Windows or Os X is a sin and RMS won't let'em in the foss/GPL paradise unless they won't repent their sins and accept Linus as their savior?

Because it's completely unthinkable that a person would want to switch away from Windows and OSX.

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