I'm not doomsaying here by any means. Just opening a channel for discussion based upon some observations of mine about the current state of Linux in general. So please don't panic while reading this. I want to try and inform through this article in hopes of generating discussion rather than causing a panic. So please be aware of that.

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Created by mads 7 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 24 weeks ago
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Daan's picture


7 years 25 weeks 2 hours 51 min ago


I think the author is right. There

I think the author is right. There is going to be an implosion sometime very soon.

I recently moved from Ubuntu to Debian. ‘Back to the roots’, so to speak.

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7 years 24 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago


As Linus has said, the ability

As Linus has said, the ability to merge is perhaps more important than the ability to branch. Branching is just a prerequisite to that.

However I disagree with the author. He's essentially just saying that there will be an 'perception' of an implosion by removing no longer maintained distros.

P.S. I use Debian as well.