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Re: [News] GNU/Linux Really a Breeze on Girlfriend's Computer

On 2009-03-23, Doctor Smith <iaintgotnostinkinemail@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 16:22:09 +0100, Hadron wrote:
>> Gordon <gbplinux@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>> Sinister Midget wrote:
>>>> On 2009-03-22, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>>>>> Installing Linux on my girfriend¢s laptop: an overview
>>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>> | I could go on and on like this, because there¢s still some
>>>>> tweaking and | configuring to be done, but the main things are
>>>>> installed and are working | just fine. She already used it a couple
>>>>> of times, telling me she didn¢t | notice the difference with
>>>>> Windows.   `----
>>>> Uh oh! He must've fucked it up if she can't tell the difference.
>>> Actually not true. I put Linux (Kubuntu) on our family PC and no-one
>>> noticed....
>>> :-)
>> Obviously no one used it for anything other than firefox then.
> I can't wait to see the look on their faces when they try and install a
> Windows program on it.

     That's assuming they don't get the difference between "running foo"
and getting a particular something done. A great many Windows users are
the sort that would end up asking their local Linux guru either way. So
this "great danger" of yours may be massively overblown.


	On the subject of kilobyte being "redefined" to mean 1000 bytes...

        When I was a wee lad, I was taught that SI units were        |||
        meant to be computationally convenient rather than just     / | \
	arbitrarily assigned.

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