So I was reading newsforge…

Thought this presented an interesting perspective about Linux, the Mac and why software only works on specific platforms. Hey, sometimes it can pay to read what the average user is looking for in an OS…

So I was reading newsforge and noticed that they reported on Novell’s study of the most requested Linux applications. What was interesting to me is that we keep hearing from companies like Adobe that there is not enough of a demand to have their applications ported to a Linux environment. I will probably get flamed for this, but I am a Mac, Windows, and Linux user. All of them have their strengths and weaknesses. One of Linux’s weaknesses is applications. Yes, I have seen all the listings that keep getting duped on Digg about applications in Linux that match Windows. [Read the rest]

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