Dr. Roy Schestowitz Latest posts | Real-time contact
Short bio: Software Engineer, interdisciplinary researcher, and an advocate of fair competition (read more)
Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Submit search form
Linux is designed to be a free/cheap platform which anyone can base products on. The quantity of those products in such a system is irrelevant.
I personally think that freedom in development is the essential strength of GNU/Linux. Limiting choice and diversity is a sure way to reduce an incentive to contribute to the system; we need many different competing (but collaborating) options, including in file systems, desktop environments, graphical servers, etc. They just need to interoperate and stay free in the copyleft sense.
Going forward, Tux Machines does not have ads. Instead it relies on readers' support and is run as a public service.
Help Support TM
Wall of Appreciation
Follow the site via RSS/Twitter.
Part of Bytes Media
Content (where original) is available under CC-BY-SA, copyrighted by original author/s.