Selling Linux to Windows Users

Knapp magick.crow at
Thu Dec 11 12:42:24 UTC 2008

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 1:36 PM, norman <norman at> wrote:
>> And without companies making Linux versions of their software, people
>> won't move to Linux. It is chick and egg.
> I have followed much of this thread which is very similar to discussions
> on the same theme over several years. There was a need then and there is
> still a need now for more small business applications which will run on
> the desktop machine. For example, suppose that I run a small retail
> business, then what do you think I need?
> Access to the internet is no problem, correspondence is no problem but
> what about being able to deal with my financial needs? Even though my
> business is not large I have a few employees so it would be useful to
> have a payroll application, and what about controlling sales, purchases,
> credits and debits, plus all the other details necessary to produce my
> monthly and annual accounts and balance sheet. As far as I am aware
> there are no such applications available for Linux (free or for
> purchase) for the small, non-technical business person.
> I could go on but I'll stop now and would be most interested if I can be
> proved wrong.
> Norman

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