[kwlug-disc] Top 7 Reasons People Quit Linux

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Sat May 2 09:59:28 EDT 2009


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Yes, I noticed that the tone was not very generous.  I think it might be
the eighth reason why people quit Linux.

Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Sat, 2 May 2009, L.D. Paniak wrote:
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>> In light of Paul's sales pitch for Linux, it might be useful to look at
>> the flip-side:
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>> http://www.pcworld.com/article/164205/why_people_quit_linux.html
> 
>   i wish i could praise that article, but i can't -- it's really
> pretty patronizing:
> 
>   3. I tried Linux but I had to type commands!
> 
>   OMG!!! Really?
> 
>   But seriously. So what? Are you scared of the keyboard?
> 
> when you're trying to make a case for linux, it's probably a bad idea
> to intellectually demean the people you're addressing.
> 
> rday
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