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Ubuntu is Not Ready for Most, Even from Dell

May 07, 2007, 23:15 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Schlaffer)

"Dell has seen fit to equip some of its laptop and desktop offerings with one of the most popular versions (also called distros) of Linux being Ubuntu. I have said many times before one of the biggest challenges for Linux is to make things easy to install and configure. I know plenty of people that think doing so is hard in Windows and for them it would be impossible in Linux.

"Andrew Kantor of USA Today says that 'Linux isn't just for geeks' but I beg to differ for one reason. Near the end of his post he talks about something that is completely alien to a Windows user, repositories and dependencies..."

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