Fragmentation is why Linux failed on Desktop: Linus Torvalds


In this clip from our longer interview with Linus Torvalds, we discussed why desktop failed to replicate the same success Linux enjoys everywhere else. Linux comes to dominate every segment it touches, but the desktop has remained a lost battle. What’s the reason? You can also watch it on YouTube. You can fund our Linux & Open Source coverage by becoming a Patron.

Swapnil Bhartiya
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