[funsec] Family tech support
dave at cirt.net
Sun Nov 29 17:45:29 CST 2009
On Sun, 29 Nov 2009 15:07:03 -0000, Peter Evans <peter at ixp.jp> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 02:34:08PM +0000, Drsolly wrote:
>> > Only until you realise that you can count the number of useful
>> > productive programs on linux on thumbs on your left foot.
>> She uses a browser and a WP. Both of those are useful and productive.
> Open Office is good. And anything not firefox should be fine
> for a browser. Whether she'll like it or not is up to you.
Agreed on both points - I prefer OO's word processor to MS Word (they both
have *serious* problems with good layouts which Impression on RISC OS
could do better in 1991 *sigh*). Firefox is quite manky compared to Opera.
> There's no photoshop for linux (whine doesn't count), so our artists
> wouldn't be able to work, then they'd whine and whine and whine about
> mac's being so much better and I'd want to FSCKING KILL ALL OF THEM!
Erm? The Gimp? It may not have some of the more obscure, never used
features and somethings may be in different places - but it does the job
just as effectively.
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