What Linux needs to improve for the desktop

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There were a few areas where desktop Linux needs some improvement. I may have been lucky as a lot of these problems I have not personally experienced, some of them I have and some of them I remember from years back but are no longer relevant.

Here is a short list which I would like to open discussions on for ways and means of fixing them. In no particular order.

Sound
Games
Program installation
Proprietary drivers
Hardware
Company integration
Speed
File formats
Marketing
Windowing system
Proprietary programs
System settings

Hmmm, not so short of a list after all, and a bit of thought will make it much longer. However, this is a blog article so I will use the KISS principle and try and keep it short, sharp and shiny. I would much prefer to know what your thoughts and solutions are. To get the ball rolling I will punch out a couple of lines of what I think and then bounce the ball in your court.

rest here