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The old vs. the new Linux desktop

Nov 16, 2009, 18:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Though major software vendors like Adobe haven't brought over flagship programs like Photoshop to Linux, they have brought over those applications that are used almost daily by most users such as Adobe Flash.

"In addition, open-source software has gotten a lot slicker than it was ten years ago. For all practical day-to-day use purposes, there's nothing to distinguish the open-source OpenOffice 3.1 from the proprietary Office 2007."

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