Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 29th Aug 2006 17:49 UTC, submitted by igalmarino
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Like cold fusion or a painless weight-loss plan, a user-friendly version of Linux remains elusive. But developers are getting closer with Ubuntu - a free, Linux-based operating system that appeared in October 2004 and is winning over waves of converts, including high-profile geeks like Cory Doctorow."
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RE[5]: Same bullshit at the end...
by ma_d on Wed 30th Aug 2006 16:46 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Same bullshit at the end..."
ma_d
Member since:
2005-06-29

Hospitals is a bigger deal than business: Hospitals are safety critical and should be quite picky.

Businesses will be slow to adopt anything because it's expensive and they're generally all about the monetary bottom line (and only the bottom line for today).

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galvanash Member since:
2006-01-25

Hospitals is a bigger deal than business: Hospitals are safety critical and should be quite picky.

Hospitals in Germany are run by the government... Other than the fact that they practice medicine and have nurses instead of clerks, they are the operational equivalent of a DMV (Dept. of Motor Vehicles).

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twenex Member since:
2006-04-21

Bull. How many DMV's do you know whose clerks look after people on respirators and dialysis?

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