27485Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Quick Ubuntu 5.10 / Latitude C600 rundown...
- Oct 21, 2005On Fri, 21 Oct 2005, dgholmes59 wrote:
> Absolutely the developers have thought about the look and feel andBut why should Linux compete with Windows? Windows apparently suits the
> that if linux is ever going to compete with Windows...
average user well enough, for the (if you'll excuse my prejudice) trivial
applications they tend to run. Why do we need another clone of it? Leave
Linux for the rest of us.
> If linux doesn't progress to a functional and easy to use guiOr for people like me: I use my laptop to develop simulation software that
> it will be destined only for the hobbiest that likes
> tinkering with there computers and servers.
runs, among other places, on some of world's most powerful supercomputers.
Which, BTW, run Linux too.
> If it does finally progress to this point, the average computer userBut there is far more useful (to me, at least) software available for
> may start using linux. And then there will be tons of software
> available at any store.
Linux than for Windows. As you (or someone) said, the computer is a tool.
Its value is in the work it lets me do. I can do my work with Linux. If
I had to try to do it with Windows tools (or Linux tools locked in to a
Windoze look & feel), it'd take me far longer, if I could do it at all.
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