John P. Looney wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 01:05:54AM +0200, Brian Foster mentioned:
>>> quote machine today. "Preinstalled Linux on laptops and
>> PCs is an idea whose time has come."
>> Eh, dime-bar ? How many Linux users are going to reinstall this anyway as
> soon as they get it. 99% ?
>> Just ship it with opendos or something - enough to say "I booted from the
> hard disk, looks like it's working, now install what you want".
I disagree with this.
Having it preinstalled will make it available to
those who are (unjustly) afraid of a linux installation.
Also it shows that linux supports the laptop.
Also if one wants to reinstall, the drivers/settings/...
can easily be noted to increase the chance of everything
Pádraig Brady - http://www.pixelbeat.org
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