RE: [OT] Debian advocacy for Smart but Scared People With Lives
See my earlier post regarding the Sarge install. I installed it as a
desktop workstation. X-windows worked fine (but I will have to do some more
work to get the proper Xserver for my card installed). I logged in to a KDE
session and found that KDE had autodetected my sound card. You may want to
have them give Sarge a try. It may be a lot easier than even you suspect...
keep in mind, that is a may. :-)
From: William Ballard [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 12:11 PM
Subject: [OT] Debian advocacy for Smart but Scared People With Lives
My brother in law and nephew are above-average with computer skills but
not C programmers. Both are resistant to trying the Knoppix CD
for them because I told them it's going to be really hard for them to
get their sound card or network card or what have you working -- I
didn't lie to them.
I just can't get them interested in Linux because they just can't get
motivated to switch or even dual boot -- even though their
totally infested with Spyware. Nephew can't go anywhere on the
internet, he just works around it.
I'm just gonna give up on them. Should everyone switch?
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