[SATLUG] What All Systems has to say about Linux
brad at shub-internet.org
Thu Jan 17 14:19:48 CST 2008
Just because something kinda semi sorta works for you does not
necessarily mean that is a suitable solution for everyone else on the
planet -- that's the kind of thinking that got us into this mess in
the first place.
Brad Knowles <brad at shub-Internet.org>
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On Jan 17, 2008, at 8:58 AM, Geoff <geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
> jaret wrote:
>> The top computer list (for servers) are nice numbers to convince the
>> boss to move back-office servers from Windows to Linux. But for me
>> the list has little relevance for using Linux on the desktop b/c
>> has not filled my desktop needs. For example two weeks ago I
>> GnuCash and tried to convert QIF files. Didn't work. Installed
>> Quickbooks on Windows. Everything works.
>> The top computer list (for desktops) appears to be Windows averaging
>> 70% to 85%. Wikipedia link follows. Includes multiple surveys. Be
>> to read how the surveys were conducted.
> I've been running my Linux Server since SuSE 7.0 came out. I've
> into the desktop gui a few times with varying results, but to be
> I was over-taxing the hardware, and what hardware I had wasn't what
> call 'current'. I'm not saying that a Compaq dual 733MHz machine w/
> a gig of ram is current either, but it allows me to have the machine
> as a server (simple mail/file/web(apache)shell) but to have gnome on
> desktop, as well. All of this is possible, because the OS is stable.
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