-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
____/ nessuno on Wednesday 30 Sep 2009 21:42 : \____
> On Sep 30, 10:29 am, Chris Ahlstrom <ahlstr...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, nessuno belched out
>> this bit o' wisdom:
>> > My sister, who is a complete technophobe and who has used only Windows
>> > in her life, recently visited another relative that I had fixed up
>> > with Ubuntu Linux. Without any instruction from anyone, she was up
>> > and using it without any complaints or problems. She knew it wasn't
>> > Windows, but that was it.
>> I'm amazed at how easy Gnome on Fedora is to use, I mean, in the Windows
>> And, with a few config edits, I can get most of the same ease while I'm
>> using fluxbox, which I like better than Gnome.
>> Go to a movie tonight. Darkness becomes you.
> I forgot to mention that I wasn't there when my sister first
> encountered Linux.
> As for fluxbox, there are a lot of older machines that won't run Gnome
> or KDE very well because of RAM. I haven't tried fluxbox, though.
> I gotta say, though, that most people nowadays want to do multimedia
> and load pdf files and things that do take ram.
Videos get larger and Web sites more bloated.
~~ Best of wishes
"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new
discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny ...'" -- Isaac Asimov
http://Schestowitz.com | GNU/Linux | PGP-Key: 0x74572E8E
Mem: 2075800k total, 1660792k used, 415008k free, 12460k buffers
http://iuron.com - next generation of search paradigms
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux)
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----