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LinuxNewbie.org: Hello there, I am a Newbie

Dec 21, 2000, 15:37 (41 Talkback[s])
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"For every one of you enamoured with the command line, there are 10,000 of us who only want to "push the button". Linux would own the world right now if only someone understood this tiny fact."

"I am retired. So I do have time - if not inexhaustible funds. I have been trying to successfully install and use Linux since the first "User friendly" attempts were made. I have a lot of USER experience. I have fought with USER levels of Concurrent DOS, MSDOS, Unix and every iteration of Windows."

"As of this morning, I have not been able to *ever* successfully install a USEABLE Linux system. Latest attempts being Mandrake 7.2 and after great frustration, RedHat 7.0. Which went on like a dream compared to the " user friendly" M72."

"If the code can be cut to setup the primary install requirements, why can't it be set up so that I can simply download a program and install it exactly as the Primary Install does it? "Select the Package you want and click here."

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