The trouble with Linux: there's too much choice

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Sep 2, 2010 12:00 PM EDT
TechRadar UK; By Graham Morrison
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Those of you not familiar with Linux won't be familiar with the way it lets you install new software. After 12 years with Linux, neither am I. And I think this highlights a serious problem with the way that open-source software has developed and how it can grow. The problem is choice – one of the most touted and noble reasons for using Linux in the first place. For general use, there's too much of it. It's often overwhelming, needlessly complicated and an easy excuse for change. Choice goes hand-in-hand with redundancy and duplicated effort.

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