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The Ubuntu obsession of Tanner Helland

Oct 08, 2009, 00:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Rosenberg)

"Hellend hits it right on the head: While there's a whole lot right with open-source software, specifically the Linux operating system and the wildly popular (in an obscure, cultish kind of way) Ubuntu distribution, there's quite a bit that's not so right and needs both minor and major improvement before a free, open-source, Unix-based operating environment can really challenge Windows and Macintosh for significant share on the desktops of non-geeks and geeks alike.

"My reasons for running FOSS (free, open-source software) operating systems and applications are many, the chief among them being that I'm able to install many different distributions/projects/applications on as many different pieces of hardware as I please with the consent of those who produce that software in a fully open and collaborative way."

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