Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Oct 2008 10:27 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Sunday we reported on an interview with an MSI manager, who stated that internal research had shown that the return rate for the Linux version of MSI's Wind netbook was four times as high as that of the Windows XP version. He claimed that the unfamiliarity of people with Linux was the culprit. This claim sparked some serious discussion around the net, but now MSI's statement is being repeated by Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu.
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RE: Distros
by Alleister on Wed 8th Oct 2008 06:18 UTC in reply to "Distros"
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Linux distros are similar enough and with the widespread distros that don't specialize in certain hardware segments like low end notebooks, it is exactly kde or gnome.

There is no point in having Linux turned so crappy that it would be identical to Windows. Users that are so incapable that they can't configure settings with virtually identical config tools because one of them has a blue color scheme and another a green can't possibly be the measure. So what if that makes Linux a "professionals" choice... doesn't the rest of us deserve something aimed at our needs as well?

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