Linked by Adam S on Mon 13th Dec 2004 05:37 UTC
Linux There's always a lot of excitement when a major Linux distribution has a new release - there's the clamour for the release notes and changelog, as well as the insatiable urge for screenshots and the search for the torrent for the ISOs. The release of Xandros Desktop 3.0 last week was no exception, with OS fanatics everywhere curious just what was in store. Read on for details.
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Re: raver31
by Darius on Mon 13th Dec 2004 17:35 UTC

every time I see a post from you on this site, you say that you will never use linux or oss

I said I wouldn't use Linux*, not necessarily OSS. I actually use a handful of OSS apps, Mozilla & Thunderbird being chief amoung them. (Although I will probably drop Mozilla when Opera 7.6 comes out, because the text-to-speech option is just killer .. yet one more thing that doesn't work in Linux.)

because it has not got the specialised apps that you need....

Well, in regards to Linux, it doesn't have some of the specialized apps I need, and I am not willing to give them up to jump ship.

you never tell us what these are....

If you were to go back and look at archives, I have mentioned them several times. But everytime I do, the general response is that 'But those are niche apps!' which just goes to show you that one size does not fit all. Linux may be perfect for some people but for me, it is not.

*Ok, maybe I would use it if I needed a server for something, but not as my primary desktop OS.