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Maybe Torvalds wouldn’t whine about GNOME so much if it provided better support

It’s no secret that Linux kernel founder Linus Torvalds has issues with the GNOME desktop. Late last week Torvalds made his displeasure known again, this time taking aim squarely at the GNOME Shell Extensions web site. The site, which provides “mall pieces of code written by third party developers that modify the way GNOME works,” according to the site’s About page, drew Torvalds’ ire after he decided to update an older Fedora 14 machine to the current edition, Fedora 17. From there, things did not go well.