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Discussion on: Why is Linux Not More Popular on the Desktop?

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Reese Poirier • Edited

There are 3 things Linux doesn't have that prevents it from being my daily driver OS:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe CC (also CSP)
  • games

Those 3 things, plus developing software are the main things you can only do well on a desktop computer compared to other personal computing form-factors like phones and tablets.

And since developing software is the only one of those things that I can do in Linux, that's the only thing I use Linux on the desktop for.

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Jonathan Boudreau Author

I personally haven't had to use MS office for years. Which feature can't you get from the web GUI or Libreoffice?