Linked by Adam S on Tue 16th Aug 2005 15:54 UTC
Windows O'Reilly's DevCenter is featuring an in-depth look at Windows Vista Beta 1. Their conclusion? "Surprisingly, this build of Windows Vista is pretty stable, and the performance is quite good."
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by on Wed 17th Aug 2005 11:30 UTC

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Looking at desktop environments, I see them growing more complex. Take Windows, Gnome, KDE. They might be good for experienced user (don't mean expert), but they are not good for user with simple needs, like email, web browsing, text writing and printing.

I have a problem with this, configuring computers for my parents. Environments implement some internal logic that gets in the way of user with low requirements.

Particular problem is integrated file manager. I mean, the whole environment behaves like a file manager. It is easy to make a mistake and delete or displace something.


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