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Comment Re:Desktop Windows has more users than X11/Linux (Score 1) 403

Android is not Linux OS (AKA GNU/Linux). Android is Android OS - it has its own Java API. It runs on Linux kernel but it could run even BSD kernel and nobody would notice. Android does not even run glibc. I do not know much ChromeOS but it is also not a Linux OS. Are there apps like LibreOffice, Balsa, GIMP etc.? No, they run only web applications (even offline). Not even trying to talk about Linux commandline applications. There is no Linux desktop as while I like Linux apps it is obvious general users dislike Linux apps for some unknown reason.

Comment Re:I'm curious (Score 1) 127

I have tried to switch to Chromium as Firefox is sometimes slow. But Fedora does not package any Chromium extensions and I found no way how to review + install locally the extensions. Later I was told how to do that but that's just too work. A simple configuration items in Firefox (such as GIF animations) need extensions in Chrome. For Firefox some extensions are packaged in Fedora and other extensions I could easily review from a local .xpi file. Maybe some other distro does package the Chromium extensions?

Comment Re:Reduced OS for short term gains. (Score 1) 56

By the time 95 came out Desktop PC's were powerful enough to run the Big Boy OS's however we were stuck on the legacy systems for compatibility for over a decade.

I have never been stuck on MS-Windows. And even some few unlucky person dependent on specific proprietary software were stuck only for about 4 years until VMware Workstation came out (and then QEMU came out in 2003).

Comment as long as I can buy the media online (Score 1) 62

I had to ("had to") pirate several medias in my life as there is no way to buy them playable on a Free device (that is no DRM) and additionally to buy them electronically as I do not have any optical drive and I refuse to deal with the physical media anyway when there is the easy internet transport available. But OK, I won't watch any copyrighted media next time, as you wish.

Comment Re:Who wants this? (Score 1) 153

I never had that Flash crap from those Adobe turds on my machine. This is why I noticed the YouTube upload adjustments do not work. And the only reasons I have seen YouTube upload is that WebM/VP9 is boycotted by Apple to keep their sheeps paying for everything, including licenses for the MPEG idiocy - and obviously I refuse to host the MPEG shit myself on my servers.

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