Re: How is typical home computer used today?
Bret Busby wrote:
On 09/12/2014, Richard Owlett <email@example.com> wrote:
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Le 08.12.2014 14:18, Marty a écrit :
Multi-seat PC and other
anachronisms probably have to go away.
Exactly what is meant by "Multi-seat PC"?
I'm working on defining a heavily customized personal
installation of Debian. One of the *STRONG* underlying
assumptions is the the machine would only ever be used by a
specific individual. One of the underlying motivations is
personally understanding the the guts of Linux.
About anachronism... you should read about what is the minitel*,
and then, consider thinking about how most people uses their
Is there any current survey of people actually use computers today?
My personal usage would be email, web browsing, and some number
crunching. I would explicitly avoid installing anything that
would act as a server when connected to a network.
I believe that an appropriate response to the question of the subject
field, is, to reword the quote from Plato's Phaedrus, to
"And, what is typical, and, what is not typical?"
I was asking a question which has a statistical answer.
Whether the OS be Windows, Linux, OSX, RSX11-M is irrelevant.
How are home computers used?
NOT what is the OS.