24 things we'd change about Linux
Nov 08, 2010, 23:07 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Hudson)
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"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"