Re: Call for a new operating system

From: Gary Schenk (gary_schenk_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 01/19/04


Date: 19 Jan 2004 09:39:56 -0800

tobias@itservices.co.mz (Tobias Skytte) wrote in message news:<a30b8dd6.0401190103.38764d86@posting.google.com>...

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> IMHO there is a big problem that is preventing linux from becomming
> mainstream and that is the difficulty in installing applications.

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> I don't see why computers shouldnt be made easy to use. I think that
> the above mentioned install nightmares are often because the
> programmer is too lazy to make a installation script that takes care
> of checking dependencies and so on.

http://www.freebsd.org/ports/index.html

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> Regards,
> Tobias Skytte