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Why Linux is Ready, Not Ready for the Desktop and Why we Care in the Wrong Way

Oct 14, 2007, 00:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Victor Kinzer)

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"Ok, for starters, I'm not going to enumerate on Linux's weaknesses and strengths and talk about why it is or is not ready for the desktop. I know, I know my title would make it seem like that was going to be my focus, but it is not. Instead I'm going to talk about the community's idiotic (yeah you heard me bring the flames, go ahead my e-mail is ciggychan@gmail.com) treatment of this subject. Too many other people have talked about what the problems are, and why they do or do not matter, to discuss that would be a waste of my time. I'm going to discuss why those people are all focusing on the WRONG thing..."

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