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Old 07-15-2010, 06:50 AM   #1
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Imagine Linux after 10 years from now :D


Hi all
I am very happy and satisfied with the success that linux do till now .
all open source communities did excellent work.
I know there are more they can do to dominate all the OS in market
but i got an idea.
Lets all imagine what will your best distribution will be after 10 years from now.?

all of you imagine and tell me ?
may be we could estimate the future
 
Old 07-15-2010, 07:38 AM   #2
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To really imagine it properly you'd have to imagine the hardware on which it will run. When I first started doing UNIX everything was serial connections and internal drives and mobile phones were things hardwired into luxury automobiles. Back then I didn't imagine full LAN setups going to 10GigE or SAN attached storage arrays holding gigabytes (let alone terabytes and petabytes) or storage or RAM in the gigabyte range or mobile devices like android that ran full OSes rather than simply being telephones or gaming consoles or TiVo or multicore CPUs. If I had imagined all that maybe I'd be a rich man.

We're now seeing arrays and servers with SSDs (solid state disks - essentially memory chips) so performance will go through the roof but eventually even that will be deemed insufficient. Maybe someday we'll see SSDs that are all in a parallel bus architecture where memory and cache are no longer required because it's all solid state anyway and people will realize that intervening memory and cache structures are actually holding things back. Also many are suggesting relational databases are an antiquated idea so the data of the future may have very different ways of being accessed and processed. Or maybe we'll all just have chips in our heads and exchange data via radio waves to the point it will seem we're all telepathic.
 
Old 07-15-2010, 07:42 AM   #3
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Lets all imagine what will your best distribution will be after 10 years from now.?
Slackware 23.1.
 
Old 07-15-2010, 07:42 AM   #4
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hrheheheheheeh

ok
never mind
we would stop the hardware improvements and then improve the Linux till it gets it end
what u said is hardware era i am talking about linux era
 
Old 07-15-2010, 08:07 AM   #5
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My point was that you can't truly imagine what the distro will be like without imagining what hardware it is going to be on.

The distro everyone will be using 10 years from now will be Micro$oft Lindows version 3.0 - The evil empire will finally realize that Windoze bites and will leverage their install base by getting folks to convert to their replacement OS which will be a Linux distro "with proprietary value added software" that is still closed source. The sheeple will flock to it at the same time they are still marveling at the laboratory test tube baby created from Steve Balmer's and Bill Gates' combined DNA.
 
Old 07-15-2010, 08:22 AM   #6
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Hopefully 10 years from now, we will be running version 2.8 of the kernel.
 
Old 07-15-2010, 09:05 AM   #7
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Slackware 23.1.
Debian 6.0
 
Old 07-15-2010, 09:35 AM   #8
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Some people will STILL be running Red Hat 9
 
Old 07-15-2010, 09:42 AM   #9
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And will Ubuntu still be around when they've run out of alliterative animal names?
 
Old 07-15-2010, 10:07 AM   #10
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heheehehehe nice replies
yes i think we would have Slackware 23 not 23.1
for debian i think it will be deabin 8 or they should name it 2020
i think for redhat 9 there will be a team to improve its performance
Ubuntu will be like windows in my idea, all people will use it instead of windows
all programs will have a linux version ,
all drivers will be linux , we may found no windows derivers
but what about the 2.8 kernel wil it be 2.8.36??
 
Old 07-15-2010, 10:35 AM   #11
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Some people will STILL be running Red Hat 9
What will be really confusing then is that they'll also have RHEL 9 so we'll never know which one the question is asking about when they say "RedHat 9" - do the mean the ancient one or the Enterprise Linux one?
 
Old 07-15-2010, 10:52 AM   #12
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may be after 10 years we could see viruses in Linux and found open source antivirus
who knows?!
 
Old 07-18-2010, 07:24 AM   #13
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did any body think that linux will be the default desktop for windows ?
 
Old 07-18-2010, 09:37 AM   #14
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Since most of my computers are running on hardware of 1999-2001, I guess by then I will be running Linux on hardware currently available in the stores... it is nice when you are able to predict the future

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Old 07-18-2010, 09:48 AM   #15
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Since most of my computers are running on hardware of 1999-2001, I guess by then I will be running Linux on hardware currently available in the stores... it is nice when you are able to predict the future

jlinkels
i think it is a simple dream , it may happen in just 5 years
try another hard dream
 
  


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