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LXer 02-19-2014 06:10 AM

LXer: Dear Adobe: Make Software for Linux Too
 
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What if commercial software developers for popular Windows products sold Linux versions to a waiting market of open source users? Think in terms of paying a subscription fee to use a Linux version of Adobe's Photoshop image manipulation software, for starters. Is porting commercial products like Photoshop as a paid product for Linux a viable idea?

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John VV 02-19-2014 04:36 PM

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Is porting commercial products like Photoshop as a paid product for Linux a viable idea?
yes
but it might be a lot of work
think of the range of software versions in RHEL 5.10 and Fedora 20

But Blender dose a good job of prebuild versions , so....

cwizardone 02-20-2014 09:57 AM

Hasn't Adobe stopped developing any new Linux versions of their products? There are some who think Google is behind it and has paid (or made some other arrangement) Adobe to stop Linux development. Yet, Adobe made pepperflash for Google's Chrome browser. :scratch:

This is the same tactic mickeysoft used over the years to build their monopoly.


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