"Nothing of consequence. I am sure in this case the
person doing the reporting made a very nice system for this obscure
relative and it will work very well for them; I have done this
myself. The relative or acquaintance is usually very happy at the
end of the day.
""A problem with the above-class of user is that they are
usually running into Linux more as a side-effect of running away
from something else, namely Windows and all the hell that comes
"Still people we want to help but not people the helping of
which will yield more users. If you have ever been in sales before
you know that one of the key techniques to a successful sales
record is to pre-qualify your customer. I know it sounds obvious
but how many times have you done that when trying to get someone to
try Linux? It would be like trying to get obscure relative X to ask
you to install Linux out of genuine curiosity. Sounds like a
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