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Re: [opensuse] Linux will never overtake Windows
  • From: John Meyer <john.l.meyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2007 21:26:54 -0700
  • Message-id: <45B2EB8E.4030907@xxxxxxxxx>
He does make a valid point, and where he does, we should try to address
it. Installation across various forms of Linux is a b!tch at times, and
for any mainstream popularity, that can't happen. People want
simplicity, that means one rpm and one installation.

Darryl Gregorash wrote:
> On 2007-01-20 07:03, Matt Stamm wrote:
>> <snip>
>> He makes a valid point. From the average user's point
>> of view, some things tend to install easier with Windows.
>> My most recent experience, went to a website that required
>> flash-player 9. On windows the download and install
>> went smooth. On my linux suse-10 the install didn't go
>> as smooth
> That is why opensuse has put RPMs in the build-service repository.

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