Ubuntu at Toyota

Neil Coetzer ncoetzer at halsteds.co.zw
Fri Aug 22 09:47:37 BST 2008


On Fri, 2008-08-22 at 10:28 +0200, jonathan wrote:

> August 18, 2008
> Ubuntu at Toyota
> Filed under:
> * General
> — sven @ 17:02 GMT
> I’m waiting a few hours at the Thompson Toyota, my Prius is getting some
> minor work done to it to pass state inspection, it still takes a few
> hours. They have a wireless connection to the Internet, but even though
> last time I connected without problems this time my PII Debian system
> was not happy. So I checked out the bank of beat up Gateways with
> vagabond keyboards in the corner. I wiggle the mouse, and up pops the
> Ubuntu Heron! Wow! I can tell from the scribbled out tag that these are
> likely hand me downs from Thompson Lexus, I bet them bastards over there
> now have Vista. I expect that they just didn’t want to pay for Licenses,
> but I can do some work!
> The neat part is that other people are actually using them. By default
> there are no icons on the desktop, so some people can’t find Firefox
> right away, but they find it. The card games seem most popular thought,
> at least today. I guess Ubuntu really is a user friendly system.
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