What’s holding back desktop Linux

In December last year I wrote-off my laptop by pouring coffee over it. After hunting for a suitable replacement I ended up with a Lenovo X230 sporting 8GB ram and a speedy SSD. I decided it would be a good time to revisit Desktop Linux. As someone who’s used Linux on and off as a desktop OS for about ten years now, I thought I’d discuss what I consider to be its pitfalls.

Openbox under Arch Linux

As a previous Gentoo user I enjoyed using Arch. It provided similar levels of flexibility without the requirement to compile everything. For Linux users who want to try something more involved I’d definitely recommend it.
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