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Re: Desktop Linux any decade now!
2004-01-27 08:52:06 AM
The "idiot user" needs to do a few other things ---- like find his files and
a long time.
occasionally access a floppy or
Icon shows up on desktop
USB pen drive.
Double click on it
There's your files
I do it all the time.
the speed of light. Mandrake 9.2 defaults to a "My Documents" folder
There are lots of little usability factors and philosophy that haven't been
in your home directory. If anything, Linux is better at keeping users
in their home directories. its kind of a hack in windows.
isnt "abstracted" enough in the recent linux distro? My dad uses a
Programmers seem to appreciate the value of "abstraction" as it relates to
linux box I setup for him. If he cant do it anyone can. Everything
he needs is on the desktop.
around for years.
It's all a matter of philosophy. The "mount" command under Linux is about as
The USB keys work on any new linux distro. You really need to take a
look at mandrake 9.2 Its dam close to being ready for primetime. It
detected things on my machine that win2k would never have without a
little nudging by me. It even installed on my dell laptop and
detected everyhting including my wireless lan card.