> Although I've offered a premises, coffee, computers, network, etc.
> there has been no constructive response.
whenever there is install fest, I'll be there. By the way, I work in Parkwest also...
> Every time a newbie gives up on a difficult installation, you can be
> sure they'll ridicule Linux to everyone they know.
And there is still perception that Linux is too dificult to use for average user... Though
in my own experience this is almost not true anymore... Though you have to setup
Linux for complete newbies first so that they can broswe, e-mail and do their word
> Every time a newbie succeeds, that's one more box with Linux, one more
> opportunity for the success of Linux to be seen by family, friends and
Sure :), though it is difficul to persuade people to use Linux, I now this from my
experience with my brother and my coleague... They both have Linux installed on their
machines but just do not use it :(
By the way Pearse, do you think we could organize mini-install fests? (I'll try to contact
you and talk about that)
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