[ILUG-BOM] Meeting - Jan 9 - suggested topic

Satya ilugbom@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Sat Jan 1 22:17:49 IST 2005

On Sat, Jan 01, 2005 at 09:44:50PM +0530, Rony Bill wrote:
>out about other OSs and begin to curse Windows. How many of you learnt
>their first use of computers without Windows or DOS ?

Me, on a Spectrum.

>antivirus and firewalls too are available as freeware. 

For a cybercafe, the best firewall might be a hardware router or a
semi-dedicated linux box.

>its different numeric values after each dot, per distro has its own
>drivers and this makes a huge collection to choose from and to write for
>the driver writer. What works for one distro may not work for another.
>Unless such issues are resolved, it will be difficult for well set users
>to migrate from Windows to Linux. 

Knoppix negates much of that. Pop in the CD and it will probably work.

>Wishing you all a very happy and prosperus New Year.
>Thanks and Regards,
Satya. http://www.thesatya.com/
My other computer is a HAL 9000.

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