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Re: Linux ready for the home desktop?

 On 3/27/08, Brendan <[hidden email]> wrote: 
> On Thursday 27 March 2008, Scott Ehrlich wrote: 
> > I was considering re-introducing it to them at some other point, until a 
> > few days later, my Linux box (Ubuntu) presented me with a reminder why 
> > Windows and Mac are still desktop-ready, but Linux isn't - the 
> obligatory 
> > filesystem check if the machine has been rebooted at least 30 times. 
> I love seeing foolish, arbitrary statements like this. 
> Windows, when not shutdown properly, has the same message about disk 
> checking. 
> Does it matter that all of my relatives, gf and myself have been using 
> Linux 
> as our only desktop for a minimum of 5 years? How does that fit in with 
> your 
> statement? Perhaps "My parents freaked out over the disk check." instead 
> of "Linux isn't ready." 

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