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Re: [Computerbank] interesting article from el reg (fwd)

If someone can teach me like this then I will replace all my windows boxes tommorow, I couldnt agree with this article more

Mark Clohesy

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--- Da Moose <moose@bovine.artificial-stupidity.net> wrote:
>Hi all
> this article was sent to me and i thought it was very true.
>Making Linux look harder than it isBy Robin Miller,
>Many "gurus" teaching new users about Linux make it look harder than it
>needs to be, and apparently fail to explain that yes, you can make
>PowerPoint-style presentations in Linux, you can view Web Pages that use
>Flash animation and other "glitz" features, and that you can manage all
>your files though simple "point, click, drag and drop" visual
>interfaces. Could the biggest problem with Linux usability be that most of
>the people teaching newbies to use Linux are too smart and know too much? 

>This is the next generation of Linux advocacy and teaching, the one that
>is, finally, going to start making Linux a practical desktop operating
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