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Fixing Linux: What's Broken And What To Do About It

  • InformationWeek; By Serdar Yegulalp (Posted by tuxtom on Dec 1, 2008 4:16 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Despite the fact that it's been around since 1991, Linux remains a work in progress. It's not perfect, nor does anyone pretend it is. The places where it needs the most immediate improvement are also a matter of debate: what's crucially important to some is only marginally important to others. Still, there's no question that there are key areas where Linux is lacking -- not just missing individual features, but things that are actively dysfunctional and which need immediate attention. I'm going to run down several major areas where Linux, as an operating system and as a platform, needs work.

[Broken? How is having a choice make it broken? Linux can always be improved upon that I will not argue, but it doesn't need "fixing". Windows on the other hand.. - Scott]

Novell linked to 'Windows cheaper than Linux' statement

Novell has issued a joint press release with Microsoft, in which HSBC, a customer of joint technology from the two companies, claims that Windows has a lower total cost of ownership than Linux.