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Daniel Appleton dapplesnz@y...
Tue Feb 25 19:11:31 NZDT 2003


How about a demonstration of how many times you can
make Windows crash during a meeting?

anyone?


 --- Daniel Lawson <daniel@m...> wrote: > >
> >
> >Not wanting to detract from Yoper, but I for one
> would like to see other
> >"desktop Linux's" Obviously mandrake is well known,
> but there are others
> >including "pay for em" ones,  Lindows, and Xandros
> code to mind
> >immediately, does:
> >  
> >
> We managed to not talk about these last night, but
> you are right in that 
> we should investigate them as well. The commercial
> solutions offer 
> features that many new users may want. I see one of
> the commercial 
> desktop distributions will ship Crossover Office
> with it, which might be 
> a clincher in some cases.
> 
> Of course its better to use native applications, but
> that isn't always 
> possible.
> 
> >b: WIll either of the above do the lug a
> demonstration version if so
> >asked.  (if so asked by the Lug, I am happy to
> contact them and ask for
> >a free/cheep copy, - we might even let other lugs
> borrow it for similar
> >presentations.) [ Lindows raises interesting GPL
> issues too, whick would
> >be a discussion in its own right.]
> >
> They might do a free demo copy if asked. Feel free
> to ask them if they 
> are prepared to offer this, and what conditions they
> would place upon 
> it. The general consensus has been that providing
> commercial advertising 
> in the form of a sponsorship banner wasn't really
> worth a single copy of 
> a commercial "program" given the nature of the LUG.
> Read back through 
> the LUG archives and look for the netraverse thread
> - they offer a free 
> copy of win4lin in exchange for advertising
> 
> >The "linux IS the desktop" promoter. (Games, I
> don't need no stinkin
> >games)
> >
> I'm playing Railroad Tycoon 2 Deluxe natively under
> linux. Its damn cool. :)
> 
> 
> 
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