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MozillaQuest: In Pursuit of Good Desktop Linux: Ease of Use and Ease of Migration Overview

Aug 18, 2005, 11:30 (5 Talkback[s])
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"The look, feel, and features of the Linux desktop metaphor and environment are important ingredients of a good desktop Linux. Experienced Linux users can, of course, implement and configure their desktops to look, feel, and function almost any way they wish...

"However, that's not so for new and inexperienced Linux users, or for Microsoft Windows users migrating to Linux. They pretty much are blessed, or stuck, with the default desktop metaphor and environment of the Linux distribution they choose to install--and they are pretty much blessed, or stuck, with how the Linux distribution provider has implemented that desktop environment..."

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