Messiness is Better
Mar 05, 2008, 04:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Every few months or so, someone blogs that free software would
be more popular if it had fewer applications in each category. If a
distribution would only include, say, Firefox, rather than
Konqueror and Epiphany as well, or only OpenOffice.org without
KOffice or Abiword, then users would have less anxiety option and
locate the software they need more easily. Recently, though, I was
very glad to have the choice.
"For the past while, Trish's GNOME desktop has been freezing
after a dozen or so windows are opened or closed. The problem is an
obscure one, and elusive when I try to track it down..."