Ubuntu Boot Up Logo

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at digitaltorque.ca
Thu Jun 23 01:10:30 UTC 2005


On 22/06/05 dan said:

> But how can we educate if they won't even try it? That's been my man
> problem. And what is wrong with a bit of polishing? Perhaps even
> putting the text in a pretty window with the words "Booting Ubuntu"
> would be enough not to scare away most people.

I don't think text on the bootup will be the make or break issue for
trying Linux. I think the live CD is the best approach for those who
want to put their toe into the water. 

> If all they are used to is a no-text bootup, and then all of a sudden
> they get a horde of text, which are (to most) unreadble, what are they
> meant to expect?

Again, if it feels too much like windows, then why should they be
impressed with it? It's different. Lets not hide that. 

Mike

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