Selling Linux to Windows Users

Cybe R. Wizard cybe_r_wizard at
Thu Dec 11 01:08:38 UTC 2008

Nils Kassube <kassube at>  said:
> Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> > Will Windows run on your palmtop?  On your 486?
> > I think Linux will do so.
> Didn't Windows even run on a 286? I don't think Linux did. OTOH, what
> is the point of that argument? If you want to sell Linux to someone
> who is using Windows today, it doesn't make sense to refer to last
> millenium CPUs.
> Nils
It's a moot point anyway because, even if Linux will run on a 486 (ald
lots of folks still have these, I have one, myself), Ubuntu won't, to
the best of my knowledge.
I don't know about a server installation.

Cybe R. Wizard
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