Linked by David Adams on Tue 4th Jan 2005 17:22 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews OSNews "sat down" with Linspire CEO Michael Robertson for a Q&A about his company's efforts as the banner-carrier for Linux-on-the-desktop. We discussed the upcoming Linux Desktop Summit in San Diego and the perceptions and realities of the obstacles to widespread desktop Linux use. Linspire also extended a special offer to OSNews readers: a free download of Linspire and a 30 day CNR subscription, so put yourself in Granny's shoes (not literally, please) and give it a try. Correction: The free offer expires on January 15.
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@mezzanine
by Chris on Tue 4th Jan 2005 22:07 UTC

Yea, it's other things too though.
Although, with some good defaults Windows could be so much better.... It's very annoying to see them set such stupid defaults, and they've always been bad about it.
Frankly though, Windows just doesn't even compare for me. I love things like enlightenments' interface, bash's features, X's network aptitude, ssh's everything, and a host of other things that either don't exist on Windows or simply don't work very well on Windows. But I'm a techie user.
But I'd love to see more people switch. Another thing is though, there are a lot of little applications that aren't ported to Windows that are very handy. Dictionary apps, mail apps, text editors, and other little but wonderful things like these.