Re: Why Linux will never win against windows
From: Andy Fraser (andyfraser31_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 12:49:27 +0100
In alt.linux, Knee_on_lite uttered these immortal words:
> This is not a troll,
No, you're wrong. It *is* a troll...
> I decided to try out Linux, I got some advise and
> decided to try out slackware. Let me just say here that until Linux is
> aimed at users who are not Linux Gurus it has no chance against
...either that or you made the fatal mistake of thinking Linux is a
*replacement* for Windows when in fact it's a very different *alternative*.
> So as a person who wanted to use Linux, and migrate from windows, I
> found it just to dam difficult, and most windows users will find the
> same problems.
You have to *learn* to use Linux just like you learnt to use Windows. If you
won't or can't then stay with Windows.
> Until there is a version of Linux specifically designed
> for users who are migrating from windows, Linux will never even come
> close to windows.
I repeat: Linux is not a *replacement* for Windows, it's a very different
> And I don't like using a MS operating system, but
> have no choice at present.
Everyone has a choice. It depends how much effort you're prepared to put in.
Obviously not much in your case.
Come back when you have a clue about Linux.