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Comment: Re:too bad it's true (Score 1) 302

by proberts (#43124661) Attached to: Shuttleworth On Ubuntu Community Drama

All that "user friendly" bloat isn't necessary on a server-- every usage of an OS isn't the same, and the requirements aren't either. Why should everyone pay for the inefficiency of those who can't/won't/didn't learn? Seriously-- adding in "user friendliness" is adding in bloat- which hampers performance and storage, so why should everyone pay that tax?

Also let's not forget the phrase "with great power comes great responsibility." Those who won't learn anything are more likely to be compromised- so making things easier to use for those who won't learn doesn't improve the overall environment, it pollutes it- that's an issue that's not often addressed in ease-of-use cases.

Finally, I'll point out the obvious fact that most folks who complain about what Linux isn't are people complaining about what OTHER PEOPLE aren't doing to it-- you want it to be "user friendly," contribute. Oh- wait- it's HARD to contribute and EASY to complain...

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