What Linux really needs is more fun
This week, something dawned on me. It wasn't life-changing, problem solving, or (if I'm being completely honest with myself) truly profound. However, it really smacked me upside the head with a Harley Quinn-sized hammer and brought to light what Linux really needs to make serious noise on the desktop.
Many readers will assume I'm going to say something like “Linux needs that one killer app every business or end-user needs.” Wrong. If you're thinking that my epiphany has something to do with the standardization of the Linux desktop, you'd also be wrong.
Let me lead you into this idea easily. Open up the Ubuntu Software Center (Figure A), and tell me what you immediately see.