Linked by Mike Martin on Mon 14th Jul 2003 17:42 UTC
Linux After reading yet another "why Linux is not ready for the desktop" article/discussion, I decided that, as someone who uses Linux exclusively at home, its about time I wrote my response to the attitudes expressed. I have been using Linux since January 1999 (Red Hat 5.2 off of a cover disc).
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People don't know how to use Macs or Windows.

People stumble because even their UI's are too hard to use.

Everyday people will not pick up the command-line.

They will not manage packages.

They know nothing about security updates.

They will not understand why there are so many problems because its creators are bickering all the time.

Someone like Apple is positioned to leverage the good bits of UNIX with a good graphical user experience.

If only Apple can see beyond Macintosh, there may be hope...

Keep on hacking,
Steve