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December 03, 2005

Linux lacking applications makes desktop use a hell

I think that every OS has its usage purpose.

Sure Linux sucks at desktop application support, as Windows sucks at server application support.

But in the end there are always those that want to use Red Hat Enterprise Linux as their desktop system and Windows XP as their main server. Cannot think of anything more stranger than Apache running on Windows and Photoshop on Linux hehe.

Corporate adoption of Linux desktops is hindered by the inability to run Windows applications, the difficulty of installing and managing peripheral devices and the challenge of making users feel comfortable with the open-source operating system, a survey shows.

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Study: Lack Of App Support Stunting Linux