[lug] linux distro for a beginner

Todd Ruskell truskell at Mines.EDU
Thu Jun 16 21:36:57 MDT 2005

On Thursday 16 June 2005 08:44 pm, David Morris wrote:
> In truth, if you're looking to get away from Windows just
> because you don't like Windows rather than that you
> specifically want to use Linux, I'd suggest getting a Mac.
> While I'll always use Linux on my servers and main
> workstations for a variety of reasons, MacOS X is the best
> OS I've seen for the average/low end computer user.  Because
> its based on BSD, you can even run most applications made
> for Linux.  It does have the drawback that you can't install
> it on x86 hardware but nothing is perfect.

True, but Apple just announced last week it will be gradually migrating from 
IBM/Motorola chips to Intel over the next couple of years, so this will 
probably change soon.


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