I can't stand that a maniac linuxian, just because he has more technical knowledge than me gives me a miserable page of command line instructions for how to compile a tarball (yes in some cases you still need to compile).
To be debated ... Because as I see it Linux is "hard" for you simply because it is *different* ... is that the core of your theory why Linux is "hard" and "not intuitive"? Take my wife for example. She's a total computer noob. In other words: She was never ever exposed to Windows, or Microsoft products, or the Windows-way of doing things. Result? She thinks Linux is easy !!!mintero wrote: If windows has chosen the simplicity-strategy and I choose this strategy too, that doesnt mean I have a windows mindset, but that I have the sense of the reality.
Of course. I never ever said anything opposite. But there is a slight difference I think: I am almost a native of this land here, where as you are somewhere lost in the woods searching for the highway that will take you pronto and subito to from LinuxLand to DollarLand $$$mintero wrote: There is enough place in linuxland for both of us.
And it always will be, because of it's open source nature.mintero wrote: And for other people who have different opinions. Linux is in evolution.
While it certainly is an alternative to Windows, it is not the same as Windows. I think that's a part of the problem you (but also others) have as well: You expect the alternative to Windows to behave the exactly same as Windows and you expect from it that it follows the same (business) rules ... I am not so sure that this will work, if I may be honest with youmintero wrote: Most people who will join it, will see it as an alternative to Windows. So I am adapting my strategy to that direction.
You nontheless shouldn't ignore that philosophy part, in my opinion.mintero wrote: I am talking business and not philosophy in this thread.
But that's the point! Who said they were going into a "good" direction? The absence of success in their case proves they were wrong so far, regardless of what they thought.mintero wrote: As about Xandros etc, many could be the reasons they failed to make a popular OS. Looking towards the good direction doesnt mean the result is garanteed.
frank392 wrote:hey mintero
Mintero wrote:I can't stand that a maniac linuxian, just because he has more technical knowledge than me gives me a miserable page of command line instructions for how to compile a tarball (yes in some cases you still need to compile).
How could you insult the people that help you out solving your problems
you are a LOOSER big time you can't even sell you idea to us.
and one thing that we have are morals and values, we do not sell and we are NOT for sale!, now we Know you. B..h
AlsaPhil wrote:I have a project for a more friendly linux. I need encouragement and not that frustration
That is positive! Bravo!
Come on and let's go
clem wrote:A company was going to be started in Denmark and sell computers online with Linux Mint Bianca pre-installed in them.
For us, as a distribution this was a very interesting partnership. We are looking for OEM companies simply because:
- we would like people to have the possibility of buying computer with Mint installed in it.
- we do not want to start doing this ourselves (it's a different market, a different job and we're not good at this).
Mintero: if you have the money the skills and the motivation to start an OEM company, we're definitely interested in hearing about this.
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