On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 01:57:42PM +0000, John Madden wrote:
> On (16/11/04 13:30), Liam Bedford didst pronounce:
> > I'm only guessing, but if you were to put together a list of
> > resources, and mail it to them, they might consider amending the
> > pages.
> Well, there's already a list of alternative software on linux.ie
> (http://www.linux.ie/newusers/alternatives.php) which I would consider
> to be a valuable resource. A lot of viruses etc. that affect Windows do
> so through the user tools, mainly IE and LookOut. So, replacing these
> with a more secure alternative would obviously be in the user's
> interest (presuming they want security over software they're accustomed
Thanks for that John,
Keeping that in mind, are there any other packages or projects that we
should see on that page to show people that although an exact match of what
they use on Windows might not be available, there is a very close match to the
software they use which might even be more suitable to their needs.
Either add a note at the bottom please or email me with a small paragraph.
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