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OSNews: A Call to Distros: Give Users What They Want

Oct 25, 2006, 23:15 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eugenia Loli-Queru)

"A few months ago we ran a poll about the most important non-free Linux apps. We had over 8,000 votes in that poll and we consider the results pretty interesting. Interesting enough to push Linux's market share if a distro capitalized on them?

"Right now, the users of the 3-5 most popular Linux distros have to either search the internet for guides like this one in order to get an idea how to install non-free software, or they have to figure out how to use the distro's package management and how to enable certain repositories..."

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