We think the move to Linux is distinctly possible, simply because there are so many more PC systems out there than Macintosh. What do you think?
Yes, if you want support for your hardware and/or software that you use that isnt native to linux. If your happy with that, then sure, keep it off the desktop.Flea wrote:do we really need Linux to go mainstream?
Nobber wrote:The question we could be asking instead is: Are people ready, willing and able to use Linux on the desktop? (And if not, why the bloody hell not?)
smita034 wrote:we are generally not "desktop" users. I'd see as a desktop user the old lady next door, my mum, my landlord etc. etc.
Rhakios wrote:No, and I'm not going to. I can get SuSE and Mandriva to play most things eventually. My point is that they don't just work
weird last time i checked install was basicly *click next* *click next* - that or it installed it self. and fyi, they can....Flea wrote:No, no and no again! Sorry but, your mum, landlord etc. wont be able to get stuff working (plugins etc.) on Windows either! Ppl like my mum and joe blogs down the street have just as much bother installing such things on a Windows box!
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