"Linux has certainly a lot to overcome to gain more acceptances
into people's hearts. The community of users is now pretty large
and has grown steadily through the years; much effort has been put
into making Linux more accessible to non technical people,
compatibility is better than ever, new applications keep popping up
regularly while more mature ones improve over time. But one thing
hasn't changed, and it is, in my eyes, Linux's biggest enemy: its
users! Arrogance combined with a love of obfuscation make the
self-appointed gurus the real enemies of the cause; as they have
filled the void left by a lack of social life by learning all the
commands and common programs, they have built that 'superior'
attitude that pushes away some new users and certainly scares away
the curious ones..."