kamrananvaar wrote:Five things Desktop Linux has to do to beat Windows 8
Debian Acolyte wrote:When did it become a contest?
tweetiepooh wrote:The problem for Linux is the same as it always has been (probably more could be added)
1)Hardware - my Acme thingyumy doesn't work (well) under Linux.
2)Software - can I run .... on it? Do alternatives really work with complex files created in current app (macros and so on)
3)Can it work with ... server application (Exchange)?
4)Can it run IE because our intranet only really works with IE?
5)Our infrastructure is based around MS (NTLM), can Linux integrate seamlessly?
Then there is the claim that people will need retraining to use Linux. This really is a weaker point. Most users would cope as long as things are fairly logical with minimal training and that they are assured that they really can't damage things so they can "play".
el chapulín wrote:Ram wrote:4, Yes, IE runs under wine
As to why on earth anyone would want to is another matter...
My answer is:
4. That's a problem with how your intranet pages were coded/setup.
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