Why Linux is the Perfect System for People who Hate Computers
Apr 13, 2007, 21:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Brown)
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"We've had computers powerful enough to be effortlessly useful
for ages now. In fact, there is probably one in your attic. Even a
10-year-old PC will work perfectly well as a well-connected
typewriter, which is all that most people want or need.
"And even Windows 98, however much we despise it, is pretty
foolproof against user incompetence. The trouble is that it is
ridiculously insecure. It ought to be a criminal offence to connect
a computer running Windows 98 to the net via broadband..."