- Ubuntu is the only Linux distro I know of that has its alpha
releases slashdotted and dugg…which is a real shame; I think there
are more that deserve this treatment from linux media sites.
- Different Linux distros and desktop camps should recognize their differences as providing choice instead of being something that makes them different.
They all have the same goals…to get people using open source software
and to provide a great experience for the user. Differences are always
looked down upon. Choice is usually a positive thing. We should be
- When designing a new car, automobile manufacturers don’t
build it first and then draft it out on paper. Likewise, Linux architects should not write the code first before creating a draft or set of goals
(whether it be a paper draft, documentation, or QA test cases) that visualize where you want to go. A visual goal is better than written or said one.
every Penguin Pete, there is a Ken Starks. There are times when one
outweighs the other. The nice part is that in the Linux community, the
Ken Starks have a longer lasting impact and touch more lives.
- The Linux Desktop will never be “finished” and for that I am VERY glad.
- Programmers should be more like the code they write…without bias, structured, and incapable of “talking down”.
- Every distro ships with at least one thing broken.
- Every distro ships with at least two things broken.
- Every distro ships with things broken.
- If Linux were a dog, it would NOT be purebred.
can get excited about Linux because they can take part in it. People
can’t get excited about Microsoft because they can’t take part in it. It’s the difference between playing in the game and being on the sideline wishing you were in the game.
- Categorizing something divides; why are we categorizing Linux and developers?
- Linux fits well into big business, but big business does not fit well into Linux
By no means are these meant to point fingers…they are just observations. Do you share some? Do you have more to provide? Please, let me know what you’ve seen in or out of your Linux community.
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