Linked by Jay Sabol on Fri 4th Oct 2002 00:49 UTC
Red Hat Well, here on OSNews, there has been plenty of discussion about Red Hat 8, what it is, what it isn't, the Bluecurve look and many other features and issues. I ordered Red Hat 8 Personal Edition and decided to see how close Red Hat 8 may be to a distribution that Joe and Jane User could install and use.
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Joe & Jane's CPU
by PainKilleR on Fri 4th Oct 2002 15:25 UTC

However, from Joe and Jane's point of view, there are areas in installation that could confuse them, so I have to speak to those, at least to some degree. My computer for this "experiment" is, yes, a Wal-Mart/Microtel PC with an Athalon 1800+ XP processor

and, just like Joe & Jane, you've come up with a brand new way to spell Athlon.

Regarding previous responses to corrections: it's faster to post than to email, and there's no real reason to leave it out of view of everyone else.

Personally, I feel that it's better to observe someone else attempting to do something if you want to know how the 'average user' interacts with the software, rather than trying to dumb your own thought process down and miss the blatantly obvious things (like the fact that most users cannot setup their own email and internet access under any operating system).