[LINK] Linux for the Rest of Us
Thu Nov 21 09:04:07 EST 2002
On Thu, 21 Nov 2002 08:50:33 +1000 (EST), Robert Hart wrote:
>Despite the good vibes associated with gliding, I find the experience
>seriously annoying as at least 50% of the time, Windows locks up during
>this process. It may well be the application that locks it up, but an OS
>simply should NOT allow this!
Whatever program this is should/could perhaps be running on a more
stable platform by now.... ????
Why isn't this happening ?
If Linux is the answer to all our prayers where's the applications
People don't purchase operating systems.
They purchase applications and then locate the operating system
needed to run them.
I'm contemplating an installation of Red Hat 8.0 (sold in a fancy red
box at the newsagent). I look forward to a plethora of high class
applications to help justify this installation.
I'm a lazy bugger and don't wish to plough my way through expensive
and massive tomes entitled "Red Hat in Easy Steps" or "How to deal
with obscure and difficult configuration files."
Computers should be and can be easy to use. Microsoft have proven
this over the years.
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