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View Poll Results: Why are commercial apps for linux so badly packaged ?
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Old 01-09-2004, 03:52 PM   #31
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That would be a great analogy if Linux (or even Windows) was a single function system. On a related note, comparing them to kitchens might to a better analogy. Windows is more the equivalent of the kitchens that you find in those "cookie-cutter" houses. If you want a custom kitchen with 6-burner range, separate refrigerator and freezer, and a prep station, then you probably want to design/install it yourself or have someone do it for you. Linux gives you the same flexibility.
 
  


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