Ubuntu 8.04 Is Ready to Take On Windows
ubuntu.eeepc at gmail.com
Thu May 1 06:24:51 UTC 2008
However, I think that the UMPCs are the PERFECT platform for ubuntu. Get
into to people's hands, have them use it on trains in starbucks and
libraries and get them used to it. That is a great way to get people
addicted from below. That is why I am using this on my EEE PC 900
On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 11:04 AM, art baur <chivo at myclearwave.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 22:15 +0100, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> > On Tue, 29 Apr 2008 11:09:15 -0700
> > "michael wilson" <ubuntu.eeepc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > One thing needs to be fixed before Ubuntu takes on windows. The
> ability to
> > > totally nuke the boot process through the package manager needs to be
> > > removed. There is NO WAY I can make windows un-bootable through
> > > programs. Yet, I can remove a few packages with no warning and make
> > > not boot and unable to run any programs requiring a complete clean
> > > reinstall.
> > >
> > I know I'm probably part of a shrinking crowd, but I categorically _do
> not_ want Linux to be taking on Windows if that means relinquishing any of
> the power that makes it better.
> > If people want hand-holding and warning after warning, they probably
> don't want something that starts with a warning that this product carries no
> guarantee whatsoever...
> > --
> > Avi Greenbury
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