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Old 06-24-2009, 06:41 PM   #1
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LXer: 2009: software installation in GNU/Linux is still broken -- and a path to fixin

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GNU/Linux is slowly invading everybody’s everyday life. I won’t say “The year of the GNU/Linux desktop is here”. Been there, done that. But, GNU/Linux is definitely imposing its presence — think about Android, or the number of people who are currently using GNU/Linux as their main desktop. And yet, software installation in GNU/Linux is broken. No, not broken… it’s terribly broken. Why is that, and what can be done to fix it? Read the full story at Free Software Magazine.



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