The plethora of Free Software applications available today, none working perfectly, is a problem which stands in the way of major adoption of Linux on the desktop. In order to conquer the desktop, we have to stand united.
It’s an interesting editorial that I can’t say that I agree with 100%, but it does raise some good points. There are a hell of a lot of different free software programs/packages that do almost exactly the same thing in completely different ways.
From the article:
Choice is good, but it’s frustrating when none of the alternatives works properly.
The references from the article are also worth checking out: