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Re: [vox] linux recommendation



On Sat, Mar 03, 2007 at 04:10:51PM -0500, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> 1. Brainless install on my part.  Everything "just works".
> 2. No tinkering necessary once it's installed.
> 3. Easiest to use.
> 4. Seamless integration with things like wine.
> 
> A distro that caters to people who don't know anything about computers, but
> more importantly, who don't WANT to know anything about computers other than
> word processing, reading email, browsing, running stepmania, and various
> other mundane tasks.
> 
> What distro best suits my needs?

At the Math dept, we've been using Ubuntu, and a lot of things have
been "just working" on install. USB keys and CF/SD cards just pop
up on the desktop.

We use GNOME, though I don't think there's a reason one way or the
other for it, except it's a pain if we have to support two environments.

-mran
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