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The Linux Blog: Is Linux Friendly Enough?

Mar 07, 2005, 01:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Clete R. Blackwell)

[ Thanks to Clete R. Blackwell 2 for this link. ]

"Years ago, the main Linux projects, KDE and GNOME started. Today, they are growing steadily along with the rest of Linux. Linux is growing fast (in development and user amounts), but can it keep up ease of use for the majority of people who know little to nothing about computers?

"Personally, I have been with Linux and computers so long that large issues for most people are minute or non-existent issues for me. I haven't really looked into the topic of ease-of-use for a very long time. Hey, I'm using Gentoo, I don't care about 'easy,' I just want to make it look, run, and perform well, while having fun tweaking, fixing things, and helping the community. Since I have not followed GNOME much, this will be mostly about KDE..."

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