Linux on the desktop will never be as smooth as OSX, have as many programs as Windows. GIMP will never be Photoshop, editing video will never be the same as Windows, games will always run better on the platform that they're written for: Windows. There will always be loudmouth jerks in the community. There are a million reasons not to run Linux or BSD on the desktop, if you disregard freedom and community. I hope that a free desktop can persist if people give up because of the imperfections

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I agree with each sentance individually and completly disagree with the whole point.

Linux is run on a large mayority of devices worldwide. It won already and has no competition.
Desktop linux is a weird hill to die on but ok.

A free desktop will always persist because there will always be people wanting freedom
My favourite software doesn't need to be industry standard for me to enjoy it

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