[ubuntu-uk] £98 PCs target UK digital divide

Bruno Girin brunogirin at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 22:28:07 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-01-17 at 13:33 +0000, Jon Farmer wrote:
> On 17 January 2011 13:29, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> > Unfortunately the 'L' word is not always very good news in a situation like
> > that. A lot of publicity about some users not being able to play their games
> > or whatever.
> That really is a matter of managing expectations. I know most people
> hear PC they think Windows. However this new article is specifically
> stating being able to get online which Linux is perfect for.
> How this is marketed is key.

Indeed. Also bear in mind that this is meant for people who have never
used a PC in their lives so they may have a lot less pre-conceptions
about what should be running on the PC than the average user.


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