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Quality of open source

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I see posts everywhere, discussing open source products: "how shitty X is". Let me list some examples of X: systemd linux (in general, or kernel due to a lacking feature) KDE/Gnome/any other DE/WM libreoffice ubuntu or any other distro While everyone has right to complain whatever they don't like, a general attitude about open source software got my attention: Smugness. I'll create a strawman here, to not offend anyone directly, let's call him "Adam".

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The happy struggle

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I'm getting old. We've been struggling with an expired root certificate at work. While the vendor was downplaying it like "naaah man you don't need to do anything, it's cool", since we have internal/external clients who are not running latest operating system with latest Google Chrome *(I'm sorry for this, I guess?), it hit us hard. While helping to solve this issue by updating certificate chains, my wife *(who is not a tech-savvy person, I guess she is also sorry for this?

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