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Re: Google Recommend Linux?

__/ [Linønut] on Saturday 07 January 2006 16:18 \__

> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o'
> wisdom:
> 
>> "So you bought a new PC for yourself or a relative during the holidays.
>> There was the initial excitement about its speed and the nice screen ? and
>> then it came time to actually get it running. Which meant embarking on
>> some real work -? downloading a browser, a couple of multimedia players, a
>> PDF reader, a toolbar, and maybe something for voice and instant
>> messaging. Don?t forget the anti-spyware and anti-virus apps ? you?ve got
>> to have those. Hours, maybe even days, go by. How many wizards have you
>> clicked through, not to mention license agreements and preference pickers?
>> And then you have to ask: did I get everything? And how am I going to keep
>> all of this up to date?"
>>
>> Google offer a Windows distribution. What is the implication of this?
>>
>> http://pack.google.com/
> 
>    " Google Pack is only available for Windows XP "

They need a pack. Many of them have none. [sarcasm /]

Linux have had comprehensive distributions for over a decade.

http://www.linuxtoday.com/news_story.php3?ltsn=2006-01-06-022-26-OP-SW

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