“Kiddie” Linux distros

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Most of the “Linux kids” I know don’t use the so-called “newbie distros” or “kiddie distros.” They want to be as technically savvy as they can be. They like to show off their “mad geek skillz.” You find them using Arch, Crunchbang, Debian, and Gentoo.

But most of the grownup Linux users I know (and I’d bet the majority of all Linux users of any age) do use the so-called “kiddie” distros because they’re not into running the operating system, they just want to run applications. They actually use the computer for more than just making it faster, lighter, more streamlined, more powerful, whatever.

Here’s what I mean: A lot of ultra-advanced-mega-super-geeks have worked very hard for many years in order to make Linux usable by “ordinary desktop users.” Well it worked! Now these same people are complaining.

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The authors have deleted this blog.

Ruh-Row!

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are you fscking kidding me? Dang!

he'll be sorry tomorrow.

You can read the rest of it (and the provocation) at this week's distrowatch weekly about number 173 or so. His name was robin.

for posterity

Saved that last blog post of his for posterity (there's no escaping google cache - evil laugh):
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