Is Linux a desktop operating system?

David Kaisemann ulist at
Fri May 27 18:11:02 UTC 2005

Tony Arnold Wrote: 
> I was amused, and slightly irritated by a comment made on a programme on
> the BBC this evening. A transcript of the piece can be found at
> The bit that irritated me was:
> "I believe that it still isn't time to call Linux a 'desktop' operating
> system. It simply isn't as usable for everyone as Windows and OS X are.
> "It will be soon, but, for the time being at least, Click Online
> doesn't
> think it is." 
> I guess they've not used Ubuntu with the Gnome Desktop. From what I
> gather from this list, we have quite a few newbies using this system
> and
> they are all having a great time with it.
> Comments anyone?
> Regards,
> Tony.

This guys can think all that they want. But I'm sure that the Ubuntu -
is a desktop OS. I'm currently use Ubuntu at my work and home computers
(single boot) and I'm very happy!

David Kaisemann

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