blog entry: "Installation Face Off: Linux or Windows"

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Wed Dec 14 19:11:59 GMT 2005

On Wed, 14 Dec 2005 13:23:10 -0500
Shawn McMahon <smcmahon at> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 04:24:19PM +0800, Senectus . said:
> > 
> > ahhuh.. and when was the last time he saw WinXP come installed with a
> > _fully functional_ software suite (and still be as easy to install)?
> Hey, it comes with a word processor (notepad), a spreadsheet (notepad
> plus the calculator), an html editor (notepad), and for the kids, a
> typing tutor (notepad)!
> What more do you want, you picky @#$@#$s!  :)

Yeah, typical Linux zealot!

And why doesn't Linux come with a "Start" button that you click when you
want to "stop"?

To fully reproduce the behaviour of windows, I always configure Linux to
boot into runlevel 6,  too - just a hint for those Windows refugees who
might not feel at home...


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