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Re: Paypal and Linux in a low graphics environment.

On Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:30:47 -0500
Gene Heskett <gheskett@shentel.net> wrote:

> On Tuesday 13 November 2018 18:04:44 Karen Lewellen wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> > More for those using tools like links then tools like Firefox,
> > because I only have access to Linux via a shell.
> > Is there an alternative door to paypal, or a paypal alternative?
> > Changes in the past week or so makes even elinks a problem.
> > Does not help speaking personally  that  Paypal itself claims they
> > do not support Linux.
> > Ideas?
> > Kare  
> "escalate" the call. Paypal I think, runs on linux. 

That doesn't mean they allow their customers to use it.

Think about it, the minimum wage call-centre people work from scripts.
That's workable with Windows, of which there are only two
near-identical versions supported by Microsoft. I don't know OSX, but
I'd think pretty much the same was true by now.

Now, how many Linux desktops are there? How many have moveable and
customisable panels? How are you going to deal with that over the phone
from a script? That's not even thinking about the command line, and
which underlying distribution has which tools as 'standard'.


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