The old vs. the new Linux desktop
Nov 16, 2009, 18:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"Though major software vendors like Adobe haven't
brought over flagship programs like Photoshop to Linux, they have
brought over those applications that are used almost daily by most
users such as Adobe Flash.
"In addition, open-source software has gotten a lot slicker than
it was ten years ago. For all practical day-to-day use purposes,
there's nothing to distinguish the open-source OpenOffice 3.1 from
the proprietary Office 2007."