Re: Why the Linux Desktop Just Won't Work! and why Linux depresses me.
Date: 27 May 2005 22:20:56 -0700
> On Fri, 27 May 2005 22:03:18 +0000, CyberDroog wrote:
> > On Fri, 27 May 2005 09:29:00 -0500, JEDIDIAH <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>On 2005-05-26, Charles LeGrand <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>> Why having Linux on the desktop of Aunt Tille is a myth.
> >>> - the con's
> >>> What was the main issue haunting my users? It came from an unexpected
> >>> direction: incompatible websites. All users noted this as the main
> >>> reason why they wanted to switch back. Even though Firefox usage has
> >>> been increasing quite a lot lately, there are zillions of websites that
> >>> are still being made strictly IE-only.
> >> You shouldn't even be running Exploder even if you're a Windows user.
> >> It's far too much of a security problem.
> > Then learn something about security.
> The vast majority of Windows users don't even know what the word
> "security" means, never mind practising it.....
but some people seem to believe that linux can make them smart...
- Re: The Proof
... >>> evil and hateful men have targeted Microsoft. ... > security matters up till now. ... many Windows users simply fail to apply Microsoft's ... Now your putting the blame on the end user. ...
- Re: close ports?
... have -it read i had 4 ports open that could be a security problem. ... That could be done on purpose by Apple Inc. so there are no people wondering around on Internet sharing their entire drive like newbie windows users who clicked "YES" to 4-5 security dialogs telling them not to do it while they are on Internet. ... Stealth firewall is a thing which breaks the Internet so having overpriced Netbarrier X4 firewall, ...
- Re: "hi-jacking" of a telephone line and fraudulent telephone calls
... aimed at Windows users, to get the "biggest bang for the buck." ... All too few people keep their antivirus software ... but they cannot, and should not be expected to, protect the computer ... Home Computer Security ...
- Re: USL with no password?
... You cannot integrate Windows users with Access users directly, ... You could use the Windows username and set up your own security by creating ... Mauricio Silva wrote: ...
- Re: OT;W98 popularity
... majority of Windows users. ... The vast majority of computer users are losers, ... with a piece of junk'. ... At times I have six computers running on my home ...