Tech Support Alert: Linux Desktop--Is it an Option for Normal Users?
Mar 17, 2007, 09:00 (9 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Kim
Brebach for this link. ]
"Murmurs of revolt spread through the taverns in the Kingdom of
Windows. The flashy new Vista model King William had promised the
people had taken 5 years to put into production, and the price
matched its splendour. During those five years, the Apple Opera
Company had staged several new productions of impressive polish.
The upstarts from Google were giving people free software and email
services, and there were rumours that Desktop Linux was mature
enough to rival Vista.
"In the rugged mountains of Mozilla, far from the Court at
Redmond, fiercely independent tribes had held out against King
William. Long ago their artisans had sworn an oath to share their
ideas and inventions freely. Their creations were built on open
platforms like UNIX and Linux, with liberal use of arcane tools.
Now there was talk that they'd produced a Linux desktop of great