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Why Linux is the Perfect System for People who Hate Computers

Apr 13, 2007, 21:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Brown)

"We've had computers powerful enough to be effortlessly useful for ages now. In fact, there is probably one in your attic. Even a 10-year-old PC will work perfectly well as a well-connected typewriter, which is all that most people want or need.

"And even Windows 98, however much we despise it, is pretty foolproof against user incompetence. The trouble is that it is ridiculously insecure. It ought to be a criminal offence to connect a computer running Windows 98 to the net via broadband..."

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