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Re:I supported wal-mart PC buyers

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on June 15, 2002 12:52 PM
THATS why they are using Lindows instead
of a "l332t" distro like Debian or Slackass.
(That joke about Slackware was said with love.)

Lindows has the whole point+and+download thingy,
and installation of 3rd party software is likethe #1 ease-of-use problem in Linux.
(Drivers also count as software.)

If you can solve program installs, Linux can be
as easy if not easier than Windows. But until
we have a standard installation method that
doesn't suck like RPM, it's going to be quite
hard to use.

(And I have heard good things about Debian, though
I have never used it so I can't judge it one
way or the other.



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