Positive NYT article about Dell and Ubuntu

Aaron Konstam akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Sat Oct 6 13:19:50 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-10-06 at 05:32 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
> Ric Moore wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-10-04 at 13:08 +0100, Andy Green wrote:
> >
> >   
> >> At this rate it starts to seem, considering that eventually someone I
> >> know will get one of these and expect the level of meddling I can do for
> >> Fedora, that perhaps one can no longer practically avoid getting
> >> experienced with The Debian Way as well as the Redhat Way...
> >>     
> >
> > Back when, Esau sold his birthright for some "red meat pottage".
> > (Gen-25:30-34) I had high hopes that Fedora would be the "Windows
> > Killer" and that the likes of Dell, Hp, etc. would all be on the
> > bandwagon. Alas Yoric, it'll be .deb. instead. Ric
> >
> >  
> >   
>     All the changes you can make to Fedora and the annual new issue and 
> that it is not developed to replace Windows. I know .deb has new issues 
> but not as fast. And they made a version that is very easy to load. You 
> NEVER need a terminal, it is all point and click.
>     Ubuntu has a large and growing number of users. When it comes on 
> Dell the user base will become really large. They may need to start a 
> Ubuntu list :-)
A new version of Ubuntu comes out every 6 months just like Fedora. The
LTS version is so out of date it is almost unusable if you are a serious
user, as opposed to a Windows like user who just uses a browser and
office applications.
Nine-track tapes and seven-track tapes And tapes without any tracks;
Stretchy tapes and snarley tapes And tapes mixed up on the racks -- Take
hold of the tape And pull off the strip, And then you'll be sure Your
tape drive will skip. -- Uncle Colonel's Cursory Rhymes
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at sbcglobal.net

More information about the users mailing list