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Re: Who's the Fedora user?



A more comprehensive list opens up the fear factor for newbies - do I really want to include things like MS Exchange replacements, SQL Server replacements etc etc when all the end user wants to know is where did Word go? If we were to provide a comprehensive list then it suddenly becomes more daunting when the new user gets hold of it.

I agree in principle that a comprehensive list of Linux alternatives to popular Windows based software is a good idea. I just think that a sub-set of this could be created with the express purpose of giving someone like Judy/Sue an easy to read introduction that briefly describes each Linux alternative with enough information to get her started and to get her looking for further information elsewhere.

We can initially focus on the desktop uses and add in additional information in a advanced section for other users depending on how useful the guide turns out to be


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