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Re: [SLE] 9.1 Personal and lack of Gnome
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 17:28:03 -0400
  • Message-id: <1085779683.4457.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2004-05-28 at 10:56, Michael W.Cocke wrote:
> 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-

Mike, do you know of anyone who has used QuickTAX under Crossover
Office?

Mike


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