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Re: [vox] a dual-boot system?

On Friday 10 March 2006 12:35 pm, Cylar Z wrote:
> Unfortunately, his experience is still so limited that
> he has trouble distinguishing between "legitimate"
> popup windows from his programs, and "malevolent"
> popups from trojan horses and other malware. As a
> result, his computer frequently becomes overrun with
> these popups, to the point of becoming unusable.
> And now I'll mention what this has to do with you
> guys.  I'm exploring the possibility of making the
> switch to Linux on Dad's computer,

This post has revolutionary implications.  It suggests, contrary to 
conventional wisdom, that Linux is the OS for beginners and the computer 
illiterate.  As startling as that may sound, a more subtle point might be 
that Linux is really the OS for everybody (except gamers).

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