[CS-FSLUG] Linux Today - Is desktop Linux too fragmented to succeed? A friend tells it like it is!!

Fred A. Miller fmiller at lightlink.com
Sun May 3 19:17:46 CDT 2009

Timothy Butler wrote:


>     Oops, sorry, Fred.  I thought that was an odd sentiment from you.

No, it wouldn't be, but I was trying to tell you something without

>>>    It's more the bumps they'd run into if they kept using it, my
>>> original list, that would scare them off. I think Linux is ready enough
>>> for use under a system administrator in an office environment, though.
>> Of course, it has been for sometime as I've been doing it for sometime.
>> ;) SuSE, of course.
>     I took note because I had never gotten a positive reaction from
> Linux before. In fact, the same user had used the old Mandrake 9/KDE 3
> system this new one replaced and always complained. When Ubuntu popped
> up with its nice little tribal-themed startup sound, attractive
> wallpaper and tasteful window manager effects...
>     Quite encouraging.

Good! There's a LOT more happy users out there than you think.


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Europeans. This is great news for everyone except Barney Frank, who's
always secretly wondered what it would be like to be taken by a Somali
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