Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 10th Jul 2005 12:01 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft surprised many of the attendees at its annual worldwide partner show here this weekend by allowing a third party to present a "hands-on lab" that allowed attendees to play with a range of Linux desktop software. Is Microsoft toning down on its anti-Linux campaign?
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RE[3]: somebody
by netpython on Sun 10th Jul 2005 19:25 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: somebody"
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2005-07-06

What exactly are they going to Google for??? I'm hardly a newbie computer user and I've never even heard of codec packs, or this nemo thing! I always go and download DivX, Xvid, RealPlayer, and QuickTime individually.

They are like gordian knot codec pack mostly needed to perform some advanced tasks with audio and or video streams.Great site to get some background knowledge:

http://www.doom9.org/


The basic thing is, no matter what OS you're on, the user will have to have some understanding of packages

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RE[4]: somebody
by somebody on Sun 10th Jul 2005 19:30 in reply to "RE[3]: somebody"
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2005-07-07

He's being sarcastic not without knowledge:)

Besides doom9.org for video and audio codec information? How do you expect some grandma is gonna know that? Ok, now I was the sarcastic one:)

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RE[5]: somebody
by on Sun 10th Jul 2005 19:38 in reply to "RE[4]: somebody"
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I think no more different than grandma knowing/remembering the name(s) of the applications she is installing without googling or searching the sites for info on them.

He's being sarcastic not without knowledge:)

Yeah, I realized that. No worries.

Cheers

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