Bangkok Post/LinuxInsider: Taking the Plunge into Linux
Apr 11, 2005, 19:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Leppard)
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"I first came across Linux some seven years ago. A technophobe
friend had been persuaded to buy a Windows PC and was spending many
a happy hour tinkering with its settings as he is wont to do (he's
also a Harley-Davidson enthusiast, which may explain things).
"One night, he casually mentioned that he was trying out Linux.
As I had spent the previous four years learning the ins and outs of
Mac OS as well as Windows (I cut my journalistic teeth working on
tech mags) I couldn't see what the fuss was all about. Linux looked
extremely clunky and very hard to use. Moreover, it also seemed