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the average consumer needs [..] photoshop
No.

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blueray
If it was legal there would be an out-of the box blu-ray player. You seem to blame linux for AACS LA intentionally creating legal hurdles for creating and playing blu-rays just because they want royalties.

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, netflix. they are gonna start using linux because stallman lectures them about their freedom.
And yet all of the above you listed does not run on linux - because Stallman is right.

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power users shy from linux too- lacks on apps,
No.

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sucky multi-monitor support,
xrandr --output LVDS1 --preferred --output HDMI2 --preferred --left-of LVDS1 --primary
Works every time, all the time.

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regressions all over the place,
Yes.
I still can't use my HP Scanjet 3300c on windows 7. Not that I would want, since it works with sane just fine.

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bad power management on laptops.
On bad hardware that doesn't behave like it should, yes. On hardware that does what it should do, it's just fine.