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____/ High Plains Thumper on Thursday 15 Oct 2009 20:39 : \____
> Dave Boland wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Tired of Breaking Your Windows? Maybe It's Time For Ubuntu -
>> "Linux For Human Beings"!
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> So Linux in general is no longer a domain for geeks, and is
>>> well and truly "desktop ready", possibly more than Windows.
>>> For those wanting to explore the alternatives to their
>>> commercial OS, Ubuntu is a great place to start, with its
>>> out-of- box simplicity, massive software library, and huge
>>> online community. If you think you might be ready to take
>>> the plunge, you can read more on their web site, and
>>> Googling for "Ubuntu" will certainly give you some reading
>>> material to peruse. Just remember that with an Ubuntu "Live
>>> CD", you can actually boot into a "live" desktop running off
>>> the disc, so you can try it out (even surf the web) without
>>> touching your hard drive whatsoever! I ask you again: does
>>> it get any simpler?
>> The State Of Linux Desktop Functionality
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> The next statement that keeps cropping up is that Linux has
>>> awful hardware detection and support. Unfortunately for
>>> those making this claim, it really depends on your
>>> perspective. Nearly everything you hook up to a modern Linux
>>> distro will work out of the box.
>> I beg to differ. Ubuntu (and Fedora) are the modern day
>> equivalent to the emperor's invisible suite -- they are naked
>> in that they don't work on any of the three computers we have.
>> Seems that hardware detection is not their strong suite (pun
> Hello Flatish.
"Ok, I'm told this newsgroup is dead" From: Dave Boland <dboland9@xxxxxxxxxxx> Message-ID:
Smells like Gary.
~~ Best of wishes
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