Thoughts on Mainstream Linux Acceptance

Posted by olefowdie on Mar 18, 2010 1:50 AM EDT
Eleven is Louder; By Bradford M. White
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As my readers have seen, my posts tend to focus more on market trends and such than they do on technical topics (though I have made posts regarding the latter a few times). Working in computer repair I meet a variety of people every day, and while I am ritualisticly astounded by the daftness of many, I do try to help those people figure out how to do what it is they wish to do. Often, this means that I simply remove viruses and the like from Microsoft systems. With Macintosh machines, it sometimes means simply installing packages that will add more functionality, and occasionally installing MacPorts and "port install"ing a few packages from the FOSS world. Sometimes I may have to replace hardware, but not frequently. The thing that gets me in a bind here is that Linux would work for most of these people.

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