OSNews: A Call to Distros: Give Users What They Want
Oct 25, 2006, 23:15 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eugenia Loli-Queru)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"A few months ago we ran a poll about the most important
non-free Linux apps. We had over 8,000 votes in that poll and we
consider the results pretty interesting. Interesting enough to push
Linux's market share if a distro capitalized on them?
"Right now, the users of the 3-5 most popular Linux distros have
to either search the internet for guides like this one in order to
get an idea how to install non-free software, or they have to
figure out how to use the distro's package management and how to
enable certain repositories..."