[ILUG] ``Got anything without so much Windows in it?''
ompaul at eircom.net
Wed Aug 4 09:36:52 IST 2004
On Wed, 2004-08-04 at 09:11, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 09:05:21AM +0100, Michele Neylon :: Blacknight Solutions mentioned:
> > > Just ship it with opendos or something - enough to say "I
> > > booted from the hard disk, looks like it's working, now
> > > install what you want".
> > That is working on the presumption that the only linux users or potential
> > linux users have the inclination, time and skill to install an OS.
> Hardly a fantastic presumption though. Assuming a chimp can install SuSE
What about the granny or kid who has not got the skill to install Linux,
they can get a pre installed Linux machine and run with it.
As totally new to computing they would be starting on the right footing
:). It is more new human users that we want not chimps, cos last I
checked they were all real human names on the mailing list, just cos
some of us have a penchant for growing the facial hair does not make us
apes, ops, scratch that last comment.
Ungowa as Tarzan used say. One word so many functions and was always the
right comment at the right time, what a protocol!
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