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On 06/02/2012 07:55 PM, Chris Adams wrote:
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<pre wrap="">Once upon a time, Steve Clark <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:email@example.com"><firstname.lastname@example.org></a> said:
<pre wrap="">Who are these users? I have been using Linux since 0.99 while working with
many users of Windows, none of them
expressed an interest in trying linux.
Well, we obviously have different friends. I've got lots of technical
friends (and my father) that don't spend all day working on computers,
just using them (telecom engineers, rocket scientists, etc.). A number
of them have asked me about Linux over the years, and I've helped them
get started and help with occasional problems.
As for "since 0.99": I remember when a friend told me about this post he
saw in the Minix newsgroup. Unfortunately, I didn't have a 386 at the
<font face="sans-serif">I worked with developers where we were
developing for Unix and they wanted to uses PC's running Windows
FreeBSD or Linux, go figure. I would think your friends would be
able to handle disabling secure boot to load fedora.<br>
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