I love Linux. Heck, I even respect Gnome. But to be honest I disagree that it is something that has matured much. While my experience with it pales in comparison with KDE, I still dislike most of it.
As you already know, if I have to sit down in front of a computer, I want it to be running the Gnome desktop on Linux. I’ve watched it mature from a downright ugly, needlessly complex playground for geeks, to an attractive, simple interface that holds its own against commercial alternatives. And yet, every day I still encounter rough edges that make me think there aren’t nearly enough folks out there hacking away at this stuff. I’d like to watch. Take, for instance, the fact that I still have troubles playing any sort of rich media (usually video) in my Web browser. [Read the rest]
[tags]linux,web browser,gripes,gnome desktop[/tags]