Picking Linux software made easy
Feb 06, 2009, 15:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"Now, he's seen the error of his ways about that, but he also
noted that, "I was rewarded with a long list of recommended updates
-- and what they were, or were used for, is anyone's guess. For
example, ... alacarte: easy GNOME menu editing tool. ... " His
point was that he didn't have a clue what this program might
"He's got a point there: A really big nasty one. I, and if
you're a regular reader of my Linux stories, know what alacarte is,
or at least can figure it out after one glance at the description.
But, really can we expect anyone who doesn't know Linux to know
what it is? I don't think so. Or, for that matter, what GIMP,
open-source's answer to Adobe Photoshop, is?"