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The new faces of Linux - Feeling the Power

Apr 08, 2009, 16:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

"That's why the tech admin at the hospital told the Medical Professional to just relax and go back to Windows. Linux just wasn't ready for mainstream use.

"It's in that statement alone that we must claim responsibility for failure...had we done what we know needs to be done, he could never make that statement aloud.

"In this case, it didn't matter. She told him to go PUAR.

"She told him that she refused to go back to a buggy, insecure system that enslaved her to maintenance and worry. She had been a GNU/Linux user for a week and refused to "downgrade to Windows". They would indeed GIVE her a laptop with the required wireless and closed software she needed to connect for work. She refused to put Windows back on her computer at home. Mint Linux had spoiled her. But it gets better."

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