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Give Me The Dang Button!

Nov 02, 2009, 13:04 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Marcel Gagne for this link. ]

"Every one of these distributions has real positives, regardless of your personal favorite. They are, after all, built using the same base operating system and a common set of tools. One might go further and suggest that the desktop itself is a shared idea, or at least, two popular shared ideas.

"The sessions weren't particularly long and we had wardrobe, er, room partitioning malfunctions, so this tour of user-friendly Linux and promoting these to people coming from other, lesser, operating systems was more of a rapid tour -- I called it a rogues gallery. But I digress . . .

"In comparing the various distribution, I talked about what I thought they did right, and what they did wrong. For example; Fedora, I know you believe in the whole total freedom thing, but Abiword is not a replacement for MS Word. That would be OpenOffice.org, a choice that most major distributions make. And that, was in fact, my point."

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