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Re: [SLE] 9.1 Personal and lack of Gnome
  • From: Michael W.Cocke <cocke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 10:56:24 -0400
  • Message-id: <8nkeb0djpkvnlmldf6bq84c6bbvn925d0v@xxxxxxx>
On Thu, 27 May 2004 16:49:36 -0400, you wrote:

>On Thu, 2004-05-27 at 12:45, Brooks wrote:
>> On Thursday 27 May 2004 10:37, Togan Muftuoglu wrote:
>> > I do not think when you buy Windows XP Home edition, it comes with all
>> > the additional stuff as well. You will also need to install additional
>> > libraries, programs etc. to have the functionality you have in your
>> > mind.
>>
>>
>> Yes, but Windows is easy to update and has the added advantage of everything
>> being written for it and made to install easily. Linux has not quite
>> achieved that yet. That's the difference. But this is not meant to be a
>> linux/windows comparison thread. I only brought up Windows because that's
>> what SuSE is marketing KDE as a comparison to on its website.
>
> As someone who is responsible for Win98se ME and XP-Pro systems, I can
>tell you that I find my Linux boxes easier to update, and keep in tune.
>You are right about the amount of stuff written for Windows, I keep
>asking the Intuit folks when I'm going to be able to ditch ME and run
>their software natively on Linux. I'm sure that it will take a number
>of folks asking that question before they think about it.
>
> Mike

Quicken works just fine under Wine and Crossover office.

Mike-

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