Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 17th Mar 2007 00:26 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu During my 8 years of Linux on and off usage I have tried more distros than I have chocolate bars. Each one of my previous encounters meant that I had to spend at least 2 days configuring before I have a desktop that I was somewhat comfortable with. With Ubuntu Feisty Fawn's latest test beta --for the first time ever-- this was not the case. I was up and running with all the niceties I wanted within 2 hours.
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RE[2]: Much Better?
by kristoph on Sat 17th Mar 2007 16:47 UTC in reply to "RE: Much Better?"
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You can't be serious.

I think the comment is a fair one. In Windows XP you can at least install the OS before you hunt for a driver that you then install graphically. In most cases, if you know who made your card, you can be a general novice and do this.
Eugenia had to hack config files before she could install the OS which means she had to know which config file and how to hack it. That's _way_ beyond 99% of home users.
So having said that, in general, and let's be honest here ... Ubuntu may be ready for the average user, once configured, but it is far beyond the average user to install and configure.

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