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24 things we'd change about Linux

Nov 08, 2010, 23:07 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Hudson)

"If you use Linux long enough, you'll soon discover a list of things you wished were different.

"Here are 24 things that we wish were different.

"What would you change? Share your thoughts in the comments.

"1. Fix sound once and for all

"ESD, aRts, OSS and ALSA are all old news: PulseAudio is where it's at, apparently, so why doesn't it work for so many people?

"Sound should be a solved problem by now, but rather than focusing on making the majority of cases work, Linux's sound system policy appears to be about reaching 75% compatibility before focusing on corner-case features that a select few need, before tossing it away and starting a new sound system project.

"2. No more infighting"

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