Linked by Adam S on Wed 30th Apr 2003 07:26 UTC
Linux Lately, we've all read a lot of articles about desktop Linux - so many that it's getting hard to tell them apart. One says "Why Linux Sucks," the next "My Success With Linux." Even Michael Robertson of joined the fun with his "Why Desktop Linux Sucks, Today." But very few people have proposed anything radical, and I believe that's what's needed to take GNU/Linux to the next level.
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Linux is still not ready for the desktop
by Carl on Tue 29th Apr 2003 23:52 UTC

I used Linux since 1 year and a half but not as my main OS.
I installed Mandrake 8.1,Red Hat 7.2,7.3 and today installed Mandrake 9.1 but I'm still not impressed:
Mozilla crashing after 10min of use,still no recognition of either my printer nor my scanner not to say my webcam.
My machine is a normal one,not so bad, P3 1Ghz with 384 MB RAM.
Linux is still slower than Windows XP Pro but that doesn't mean that I like Windows.It is the best OS for desktop use.
I haven't tried Mac OS X but it seems rock solid because of it's Unix base.