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FF3.6 on ubuntu is not a reason why GNU/Linux is not ready for the mass-market

Jan 23, 2010, 14:03 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edmundo Carmona)

[ Thanks to Edmundo for this link. ]

"First: I bet the users of software that aren't quite up to date and that make up those huge botnets differ with the writer of the article. They all make up a part of the mass market as we know it, don't they? So it's OK to have outdated* software, isn't it? (I know, I know... it's not OK... but we are talking about mass market here, so go with the flow!).

"Second: Remember that the way software is installed/maintained in the GNU/Linux world is completely different from Windows'. In Windows, as the writer said, you grab the software from internet (hopefully form a reliable location.... but we know that's not always the case, is it?), click on it, maybe will have to restart your computer.... a couple times (why the hell installing Adobe Reader requires you to reboot Windows?"

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