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Is the Ubuntu App Developer Portal a Game Changer?

Oct 04, 2011, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

When comparing the Linux desktop with operating systems like OS X or Windows, it's worth noting that Linux software fragmentation is a real problem. Some Linux enthusiasts have mentioned that the diverse nature of free and open source (FOSS) software is a strength for Linux. To a certain degree, there's truth in that belief.

Yet despite the strength coming from FOSS software, the problem of software fragmentation remains and isn't showing signs of getting better. Much of the problem is that too many FOSS software titles are just copies of one another to be applied to different ways of seeing the same task.

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