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Re: Fwd: Proposal: switch default desktop to xfce

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 07:51:48AM -0700, Andrew Kane wrote:
> > > ...I've been
> > > told multiple times that we still have a non-negligible set of users
> > > owning/running hardware that can't do DVDs.
> >
> > The set of hardware which can't boot from DVDs *or* boot from a USB
> > stick must surely be pretty tiny. (AIUI it is the DVD ISOs which can be
> > thrown onto a stick, so throwing away CDs wont hurt that)
> >
> > Add in "or boot from network" and it must be a minuscule set.
> As someone who deals with a lot of random donated hardware, I can
> attest that we run into these cases frequently. It may be rare that
> new systems lack these capabilities,

Donated x86 hardware that lacks an USB port?  I kind of believe that not.

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