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Why Desktop Market Share Shouldn�t be Linux�s Priority

Oct 27, 2009, 18:49 (3 Talkback[s])

"The desktop is going to improve and transform over time and that situation isn't likely to change. Microsoft have just recently come out with Windows 7 and Apple had last released Snow Leopard. Both of them will capture their respective markets and will succeed. We'll have bigger screens, smaller screens and multiple screens, but the base of the software we run on it will be pretty much the same.

"The community needs to get behind the big projects like KDE and GNOME now, more than ever before. KDE is slowly coming out of its cocoon as the KDE 4 series matures, while GNOME is in the process of bringing the upcoming GNOME 3 series into mainstream. We have to stop directing rants at MS and get to brainstorming for these free desktop environment giants. Bug reports need to keep coming and feedback should flow in."

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