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Re: While we're on the subject of non-PC users .. ;-)



You're right, but! If Linux were easier to use, it would be more popular.
Most anyone can get a program to work with Windoze but from what I have seen
on the Linux newsgroups, hardly anyone gets Linux installed without
difficulty, let alone get their programs to run smoothly. Why is this, I
wonder???

Yes, Linux can be more flexible (so they say....) but one has to put in
years of study to achieve that flexibility. Or maybe there is something
obvious that I am missing....??

----- Original Message -----
From: Bruce Bostwick <lihan@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, January 27, 2001 1:35 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] While we're on the subject of non-PC users .. ;-)


> Comments on Linux have given me the perfect opening to air a gripe.  ;-)
>
> <rant mode=raving>
> I have noticed that the ham radio community, with the exception of
> the Linux faithful, tends by and large to be a Windows-only club.


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