OSNews: Opinion: How Desktop Linux Should Behave
Jul 28, 2004, 23:30 (22 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Oliviero)
How to Help Your Business Become an AI Early Adopter
"The promise of Desktop Linux (DL) has been long coming. It's
made significant progress since the mid-90s when GNOME and KDE came
out, giving Linux users a somewhat modern desktop to work upon.
However, it's been 7 years and DL hasn't progressed much at all
since then. Today, DL is still nothing more than a UNIX-clone with
a task bar, a start menu, and a desktop with some icons on it. But
why has DL evolved at such a glacial pace?
"Here are the reasons: lack of organization among separate
projects, lack of standards, and an unwillingness to fix bad design
which leads to counter productiveness. I'll explain all of this in