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Well I think the current default is some flavor of GNOME 3, which is definitely the most "grown up" Linux desktop manager that I've worked with. I'm not going to crap on it, since it's leaps and bounds beyond KDE Plasma.
The problem in this case is that it becomes chained to dbus and you end up having to run your functionality through dbus (due to permissions on actual system hooks, etc). From the limited development that I've done for GNOME, it always felt tightly coupled to dbus, which is tightly coupled to specific system modules and udev.
Anyway, my point is that with a desktop manager you lose your powerful native system hooks and generally begin leaning on a chain of products from disparate sources which is not always concurrently updated and tend towards tight coupling. That's a recipe for failure if a local custodian isn't willing to maintain it (and I've been that guy, too).
It is a good argument for the LTS releases, though.
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Anyway, my point is that with a desktop manager you lose your powerful native system hooks and generally begin leaning on a chain of products from disparate sources which is not always concurrently updated and tend towards tight coupling.
So it really is a software emulation of the standard, real-world product-development environment!
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!
What's sad about the state of Linux is that the answer to all problems is to go to the terminal. Granted, it is nice to have that option but they'll never beat out Microsoft when a typical end user cannot even use the software.
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