Selling Linux to Windows Users

Florian Diesch diesch at
Mon Dec 15 09:00:14 UTC 2008

"Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at> wrote:

> 2008/12/10 Michael Haney <thezorch at>:
>> It disturbs me to see such comments from Linux Advocates.  It really
>> does and it worries me.
> I know, the truth hurts. I have installed Fedora and Ubuntu on over 20
> peoples' computers. I help people move thier Windows systems to Linux.
> However, it is not for everybody. I only install Linux for people that
> _asked_ me to after seeing my own computer. I then tell them that they
> can't have it because it is not 'ready'. Only after they convince me
> that Linux is ready for them to I do the install.
> I do believe that Ubuntu will be ready. But not yet.

Computers aren't ready for most people yet. Or maybe people aren't
ready for computers yet. But at least you have to choice of what
problems you want to have

> Congress? Hollywood? I don't live in America, sorry, and if American
> policies restrict American citizens then so be it. I am using a South
> African Linux distro in Israel, 

The Ubuntu Foundation is placed in GB (Isle of Man). It's just Mark
who is from South Africa.

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