Linux on the desktop: because it's easier to accept community-driven brokenness than profit-driven misbehavior

@marijn In 2019 you get both on any desktop. What a time to be alive :D

@marijn At least Linux is generally easier to fix. Unix commands are more logical to me that trying to figure out Windows CLI. I got a broken version of Windows 7 with my laptop because they want everyone on Windows 10, so I've been using Ubuntu since I got it because the issues I've run into have been pretty simple to fix.

@marijn That is true, but not how it is. I love my Linux system and it works and there is nothing broken.

@marijn The point is: if I don’t like something I can (!) get involved to change it. At least I can switch to something else. With or you’re stuck to whatever some Corp wants to you to use.

@marijn And if everything has eventually been fixed, so there's nothing broken left, just raise the bar of how much more open one can get.


It's also easier to get a community created bug fixed, than it is to fix the issues created by corporate agendas.

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