Ubuntu Linux: Built-in Apps get an "A," Wireless Support an "F"
Jan 06, 2008, 21:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis O'Reilly)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"It didn't take long after installing Canonical Ltd.'s Ubuntu
7.10 version of Linux for me to decide I liked what I saw. A quick
tour of the Applications, Places, and System menus indicated that
converting from Windows to Linux would be relatively seemless. The
only fly in the ointment was my inability to get any of three
wireless adapters to work with the OS.
"I expected to find the Mozilla Firefox browser bundled with
Ubuntu, and seeing links on the Applications*Office menu to
OpenOffice.org's Database, Presentation, Spreadsheet, and Word
Processor apps--all of which are compatible with their Microsoft
Office equivalents--was no surprise..."