Does Linux Need a Little Tough Love?

Posted by Sander_Marechal on Jul 28, 2008 10:33 AM EDT
LinuxInsider; By Katherine Noyes
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Well, last week started out with a bang thanks to Monday's announcement of the new, Debian-powered CherryPal PC. That the low-power machine runs Linux is, of course, good news. The twist is that users won't even see it, because the entire user interface is presented through Firefox. Slashdot and LXer immediately picked up the news, and most bloggers seemed to be skeptical. Generating far more heated discussion on the blogs, meanwhile, was a recent post from ZDNet's Jeremy Allison arguing that Linux needs more "haters." In his article, Allison points to the Linux Hater's Blog, which asserts, "We hate Linux. And you should too."

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